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The Origin of Things
Look around you black childYour creation is everywhereThough painted, distorted and given new namesThey bear your prints just the same
So sharpen your eyesand tune your earso you’ll know what you seeunderstand what you hear
You were the first to writethe first to readhumanity sprang fromyour black seed!
For 110,000 years you were here aloneand then the Caucasion man was bornBehind the ice inside the colda chill set in this new mans soul.
Other minds have been creditedwith the things they learned from youNewton,Pyagoras, Keplerand Galileo too
So sharpen your eyesand tune your earso you know what you seeunderstand at you hear
You made the serpent the the symbol of the healing artsand African justice was Goddes MaatWho weighed herself against the African soul,truth and justice blindfold,
The George Washington monument is yours tooa copy of the Egyptian TekenuA symbol of the black world’s powers of creationthe black man’s penis means divine procreation!
The King of Southern Egypt wore a white crownkeep listening and you will catch your mouthwhen you learn that the central government in Egyptwas known as “the White House”
Sharpen your eyes andtune your earso you’ll know what you seeunderstand what you hear
Your god Osiris was restored to lifelong before Buddah, long before Christ.And today what you call the madonna and childis but the first black family worshipped along the Nile
And when you feel the spirit [called] the Holy Ghostyou should know that it started at Abydos.where god Osiris’ body was laidthe holy land where Africans prayed.
Minute by minutehour by houras you lose your historyyou lose your power
So sharpen your eyesand tune your earso you’ll know what you seeunderstand what you hear!from True of Voice: The Poetry of Listervelt Middleton.