January 10, 2019
It’s about time the decade finally grew up
and is no longer a teen.
Teenagers usually come with bad decisions,
A short attention span.
New life lessons,
And more time to grow into a better self,
A better man or woman,
In a sense.
Twenty nineteen was no twenty sixteen,
When the graduation classes was filled by
Even when backed against the wall and
success required climbing thorn fences,
While camouflaging deep within the
Without the option or luxury of shedding
So in one more year,
It’ll be twenty twenty,
Black reparations will be flooding the black