Ronald Reagan played a cowboy in the movies but he only shot blanks. Though his presidency popped caps in South Central’s ass in the form of recession. From rising actor for Warner Bros, to world leader holding down brothas. Job opportunities died... mothers cried... slangin’ rock, citywide. A project implies collaboration and planning for the means of achievement. However Jordan Downs and Nickerson Gardens deteriorated, and apathy increased. Black and whites allowed Black on Black crime to police itself. Young men loitered on porches and corners because employment was elusive like whereabouts of birth fathers. The average lifespan for a man who has given up is lower than that of his mother, who holds out for hope. 1 out of every 21 black men will be murdered. Caskets are best-sellers in the ghetto. “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” “Domino, motherfucker!” To bury your son is to throw dirt on your dreams.
The lesser of two evils is the lightning. The enigmatic jolt humming through the body searching for a conductor. On one hand, you have excess fingers. On the other, too much blood. Centuries ago, deceased loved ones were propped up in family photographs even before the funeral. Posterity in post-mortem. Today, selfies are killing candid moments amongst friends and shamefully promote retakes of reality. The most times a man has been struck by lightning and lived is seven. The most times a teenager has texted while driving and survived is like, um, at least eight...