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What She Said!

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Once in a while a song comes along that stops me dead in my tracks; giving me chills with it’s clarity and message. This is one of those songs. The message imparted by Alicia Keys cannot be put any more beautifully or bluntly than she has put it. 

Regardless of whether your politics are my politics or your religion is my religion or your country is my country … WE are here … for ALL of us … I think we have forgotten that in our quest for technology, oil, power…even water … and worse, each other’s blood.

It is crazy how far away from humanity we have stepped and sadly we are at the cliff. Not just some obscure fiscal cliff dangled in front of us to coerce hysteria, but the cliff on which we precariously stand on; the do or die moment of our souls.

What faces us all in the coming years– and maybe sooner for some of us, is something we too long have looked away from; thinking it was so distant in the future that we had time or that it wouldn’t interfere with us … not us.

We were wrong, but we are here …

And for the complacent still among us — those that won’t bother to listen, here are the lyrics …

“We Are Here”
by, Alicia Keys

We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here
We are here

Bombs over Baghdad
Tryna get something we never had
Let’s start with a good dad
It’s so real but it’s so sad
And while we burning this incense
We gonna pray for the innocent
Cause right now it don’t make sense
Right now it don’t make sense

Let’s talk about Chitown
Let’s talk about Gaza
Let’s talk about, let’s talk about Israel
Cause right now it is real
Let’s talk about, let’s talk Nigeria
And the mass hysteria, yeah
Our souls are brought together
So that we can love each other, brother

We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here
We are here

No guns made in Harlem
But yet crime is a problem
He wanna shot ’em, wanna rob ’em
Single mother, where they come from
How we gonna save the nation
With no support for education
Cause right now it don’t make sense
Right now it don’t make sense

Let’s talk about our part
My heart to your heart
Let’s talk about, let’s talk about living
Had enough of dying
Not what we all about
Let’s do more giving, do more forgiving, yeah
Our souls are brought together
So that we could love each other, sister

We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here
We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here
We are here

Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh

We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here
We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here
We are here
We are here for all of us
We are here for all of us
That’s why we are here, why we are here

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3 comments on “What She Said!

  1. lifeconfusions
    September 9, 2014

    Love the first meme…makes me feel better about a lot of things ! lol
    Also Thanks for sharing such a meaningful song, Never listened to it before. And love your idea of ‘Quick fact’. Hope you are doing good.
    Love,Zee ❤

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  2. Henrietta Handy
    September 9, 2014

    What was the song? It has been taken down.

    Like

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