the stars on the american flag are actually asterisks for all the restrictions on the freedom it boasts
Son of a cop asked me if I thought all cops were bad.
It felt like a loaded question.
A white girl said racism’s a thing of the past.
It felt like empty sentiment.
Not everything has to rhyme in perfect time.
Not every debate is settled through reason.
But in a country with the highest incarceration rate,
One thing you can’t boast about is freedom.