Tuesday, June 24, 2014

HEY DUDE!

HEY DUDE!
© Farouk Asvat


Hey Dude!
If you think you're tuned in
You're really tuned out
If you think you've got it made
You're pretty much out of touch

Hey Coolie!
If you think you're high and mighty
You're really low
If you're rich on wheeling and dealing
You're pretty poor on self-respect

Hey Bushie!
If you're supporting Charlie
Charlie isn't supporting you
If you think you're with the in-crowd
You're pretty much out in the cold

Hey Honky!
If you think you've got it all wrapped up
That you're strictly in control of the situation
You've got a lovely surprise coming
In the form of the Second Revolution

Hey Kaffir!
Malcolm told you about the field nigger
He told you about the house nigger
But he didn't tell you about the palace nigger
Sitting comfortably in the house of lords




© farouk asvat


[] composed: 27.04.1994 [Johannesburg, South Africa under apartheid].


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[] Acknowledgements:

Hey Kaffir! was previously published in:

                The Wind Still Sings Sad Songs (piquant publications, p111, 2006).



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