Counterfeit justice under the blue
Darkened skies raining for a coup
A country stifled by a left knee
All of us breathless to a degree

A familiar scene in the streets
Empty promises and no receipts
Only suffering left in the void
Caused by the murder of George Floyd

Bystanders aiming true with their phones
At a man who was never coming home
A flag of stars in a corner furled
A voice shouting, “Daddy changed the world.”