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Kevin Powell

Katrina

by Kevin Powell

Here
I am
My lawd
On top of this roof
Can't nobody hear my cry
I said
Here I am my lawd
On top of this roof
Can't nobody hear my cry
My lawd
I am thirsty
My lawd
I am hungry
My lawd
I am lonely
My lawd
I need your help
Because they keep passing me by
I said I need your help, my lawd
Because they keep passing me by
I did nothing, my lawd
I have nothing, my lawd
I need something, my lawd
Because Ka-tri-na—
Done broken the levee
Ka-tri-na—
Done made my load heavy
Ka-tri-na—
Done made me ready
For that long walk to you
Ka-tri-na—
Done made me ready
For that long talk with you
My lawd
I am coming—
To get my due
My lawd
I am coming—
To cash my check
Here I am, my lawd
Here
I am—

Thursday, November 17, 2005
12:30PM


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