For Corey Jones

Wu’int time to bury dat boy It was plenny coming up Plenny mo Wu’int none of his business bout dat boy life And sho nuff not his def Wu’int yo life to take way from us Seeing whatchu wanna see wrong Wu’int no lil bitta people mad either It’s a whole lotta uh us hollin’ Looking like erebody and hollin’ In da church in da streets Plenny hands lif’ dat boy up Hands high in da sky From den ta nih Ova yo low down Plenny mo put dey hands in and holluhd widdus Hollin’ still Wu’int time for dat boy to die You hear

© Vanya Allen

West Palm Beach FL- October 31, 2015. Photo by Johanne Rahaman

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