we used our voice for change,
and they try to strip it all away.
do you hear the offbeat rhythm?
it's in favor of this system's botched algorithm.
trying to chase away a democracy with the power of the people
trying to chase away a democracy with the power of the people with the power of privilege.
we are free to speak, i know,
we are free to speak, i know, but this overthrow spits bullets through other's words.
is it too much to ask to see another day?
a day where no one lives in fear,
a day where no one lives in fear, a day we don't mourn injustice?
my arms are sore from tension,
my arms are sore from tension, filled with endless unrest,
my arms are sore from tension, filled with endless unrest, i cannot breathe right when others can't either.
we're suffocating in useless lies
we're suffocating in useless lies and gas hazes the truth from loyalty.
but here it is,
but here it is, patriotism at its finest.
but here it is, the land of the free.
but here it is, home of the brave.
but here it is,
author's note: it's insanity. it fuels so much frustration, anger, and shock within myself and probably many others watching. writing this makes me so frustrated.
~ look, this wasn't a protest, this was rioting and terrorism. they're intimidating the government and civilians in an attempt to change the course of a set and stone election.
~ i ask that if you don't have anything good to say, keep it to yourself. you cannot deny that today will go down as a shame in history and will be learned to avoid such ordeals ever again.
~ my well wishes go out to those living in and around washington dc. please, stay safe. ~lili.