Monday, May 13, 2013

Today is 5 Year Anniversary of the Postville Raid

Papers Please

The sun sets over the processing plant in Postville, Iowa
Burning crosses and the United States
Brown eyed children and the laws of hate
There is a bridge in Selma over deep deep waters
America do you hate these sons and daughters

Happy white faces and papers please
What you up to? and you gotta leave
Huddled masses yearning to breathe free
Land of our fathers and sweet liberty

The American dream and the Postville raid
Let freedom ring and American made
Teach kids to write and how to read books
Then ship Dad back cause of the way he looks

Justice for all and Dr. King's dream
National guardsmen and no I in team
Reality tv for the brown skinned man
Cause he's caught up in this foreign land

Burning crosses and the United States
Brown eyed children and the laws of hate
There is a bridge in Selma over deep deep waters
America do you hate these sons and daughters

-Don Larkin

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