Konch Magazine - The Ethnic Blues by Tennessee Reed

THE ETHNIC BLUES

 

They like “Dances with Wolves”

and “Gone with the Wind”

They like “Dances with Wolves”

and “Gone with the Wind”

They think these movies are romantic

With their racism they are determined

 

He doesn’t support “political correctness”

and says the NAACP is a joke

He doesn’t support “political correctness”

and says the NAACP is a joke

He wouldn’t have gotten his pilot’s license

Maybe he got this opinion from his folks

 

They like “Dances with Wolves”

and “Gone with the Wind”

They think these movies are romantic

With their racism they are determined

 

At their house parties

their guests look and think like they

At their house parties

their guests look and think like they

They live in the hills and the suburbs

They don’t give outsiders the time of day

 

They like “Dances with Wolves”

and “Gone with the Wind”

They think these movies are romantic

With their racism they are determined

 

They support Hillary Clinton

and praise Barbara Bush

They support Hillary Clinton

and praise Barbara Bush

They like to insult Obama

At gatherings this is their ambush

 

They like “Dances with Wolves”

and “Gone with the Wind”

They think these movies are romantic

With their racism they are determined

 

 

Their ancestors might have had

Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims

or told fellow slaves

not to run away

Their ancestors might have had

Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims

or told fellow slaves

not to run away

Maybe they were melting pot Jews

who ate pork during the holidays

 

They like “Dances with Wolves”

and “Gone with the Wind”

They think these movies are funny

With their racism they are determined