Men

The pitfalls of being man

Any man

Are not easily explained

It seems we have come under attack

From within, and from abroad

Imperfect are our motives, yes

Faulty have been our reasonings

But to say we are wrong

Simply because we are men

That is cruel

I see black men being blamed for murder

And white men accused of holding them down

I believe wrong is wrong

Regardless of race or creed

Morals don’t come pre-packaged with us

But existed before

And make our existence plausible

Possible

And persistent

It pains me to hear women say we have rights

They don’t

When we’re less likely to be granted custody of children

More likely to die on the job

And end up homeless

I see no privilege in that

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