Good Lookin Out!

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Raymonia and William Walls
Raymonia and William Walls

 Good Lookin Out! 

By Raymonia Walls  Momma say daddy werent about nothin wen he got pinched /Chasin bunch a chickenheads /Making for kids by three diferent womans/steeling an fiting all the dang time/ Trifling/Daddy trifling/Got his stuf together in jail tho/Kansas state pen got my daddy rite/Got hisself a paper from a skoo call brown/ real good skoo/ Big time respect / got his head on strait now/don’t drink ateball no more / don’t chase no womens no more/ don’t fite and steel / don’t go jail no more / he just work and get them bennies now/Take care a my moms and me and his other kids now/Pay bills and go to my parent teecher confrenses / Daddy wear a tye to work in nice bilding now / shine his shues too / look like a baller for reel now not one a them fake ballers Daddy got money for real now/ Lotta rich white people work for him / he got respect now / Teech me how go fishing and ride bikes now/ teech me math and hisry / teech me bad fom good / Love my daddy / Daddy be teeching me to rite now so I am riting this/Want me to work hard and learn collage like him and stak big paper like him to/that old African man* did my daddy rite/ now daddy gone do rite by mama and me and eryone else now/ Gonna stop gone prison / Gonna teech me how get respect just like him / Gonna show me how be smart /Good lookin out old man/ thank you old Africa man /Raymonia rote this an Raymonia gone be good now just like my daddy( :   

 

*“…that old African man” is Dr. Josiah Ogbu. 

Place(s): Leavenworth, KS

– Raymonia Walls

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