Welcome To My Yellow Tape Parade

An Aspergian's Chemical Romance

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street blocked off again

yellow tape parade

features no admission

except the blood of a city, forever a victim

crime goes deeper than the bullets

beyond the jail cells and body cam videos

it’s a reminder we are sick

and protest does ill in making us well

dealers only sell cause someone buys

so give them reading and writing to fill their minds

not tests and awards for making it past second grade

awarding mediocrity is why we’re here in the first place

children grow up not knowing real success

so when they face real failure, they crack under pressure

drugs and booze, crime and cruise

they have pent energy that they can’t even use

government handouts make you weak

find a job, get off the couch, get on your feet

making your own money feels better

than stealing someone else’s

I grew up in the ghetto

but I wasn’t…

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