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Colorless

by ótomundi 2 years ago in social commentary
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A colorful world portrayed blank.

Odón, observing the parallel universe through a dirty coffee mug.

Look

I'll paint a few words to confess

I wish we little knew about the west

Now we all believe in the same stress

Fight to keep our minds calm

While the soul lives unrest

I wish we drove around and told the town

There's no room for our bulletproof chests

Or a proof that we aim for the head

Not a neck

Shoot our love up

Let it sound like a gap

We sound like a trap hanged up on the same page

Way too attached to call each other old names

Soon as it's time to refrain

We say hold up

Where's the joy?

Not half as known

It sleeps on a coy

Doesn’t drive a Royce

We should know the joy

Or hate to look just like every single one of them

While listening to opinions when asking none

Dance for the views or the fun

When it won’t save the world from our esteem

Or be proud of posing too fresh on camera

To end up making us jealous for an ice-cream

I promise

It ain’t quite what we’ve been looking for

We can’t love a price tag?

Time to let it go

Feel the freedom to decide

Choose our way to glow

If we run in silence

We'll be left on hold

It’s about a sacrifice

Needless crosses to crystallize

We’ve been feeling so so fine

Yet will never grow until we can seed

Colors on the low

Colors on the side

Colors of the globe

Colorless to hide

Colors for the bank

Colors to survive

Colors that we see without acting sanctified

Feeling moody

For the things we’re doing

We've been on the moon

Away from our friends

It couldn't take us to see us

Through our raw flesh

They got flash

We pose

They got cash

We blow

When they dash

We walk beside them

Trust me

They got all to choose

Besides our love

Don’t go out

We can’t see them overseas

They're comfortable everywhere

We’re diseased

They fell in love for the forbidden fruit

So we share the truth and dig up the roots

Colors on the low

Colors on the side

Colors of the globe

Colorless to hide

Colors for the bank

Colors to survive

Colors that we see without acting sanctified

social commentary

About the author

ótomundi

antique and contemporary African art lover, from Luanda & Andalucia.

visit me at www.otomundi.com

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