Let the water roll down

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A soul has been coughing as the water rolls down.

Ideals of the grass roots not polluted by the age of industrials.

A stream trickles down the mountain side as lips touch cold rock to quench thirst.

Primitive and serene a natural affinity with the land.

Empty plastic bottles from a park full of deer stockpiled on the landfill.

Tears for the Indian.

Tears for the wild.

Tears for the outdoors man.

Tears for our children whom may never touch with their lips the natural waters of the spring.

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Fear of a White Rapper

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I recently watched Ice T’s documentary Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap, and I found it to be a very informative and entertaining piece on hip-hop. I definitely recommend that you (yes, YOU) check it out, if you haven’t seen it. I was particularly interested when they featured Eminem. Ice T and the other rappers who discussed him couldn’t have been more complimentary towards him. Ice T flat-out called Eminem one of the greatest rappers ever. Ice T and Redman were talking about him, and they were both saying that they think that one of the reasons Eminem is so good is because he is White. He knew that as a White rapper he would be facing harsher standards and scrutiny and that it would be harder for him to get accepted, so he had to make sure that he wasn’t just good, he had to be

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