The 91%

Minds blank as a piece of paper

but colorful as a box of crayons.

Fingers readily to shoot

but not to write a college entrance exam

Are we a product of our environment?

The 91%

Who does not hold a degree

The 43%

out of the 2.3 million in jail; are African American

Hard work and reward

needs to be implemented

to shift these numbers

before more lives are ruined


  • Christina8

    Very good piece! I agree with you! It's really sad....

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