Monday, 27 October 2014

Black Men Ski lyrics

black men go to Aspen and rent colorful chalets
giggle at the questions their mere presence seems to raise
get taken for men we don’t resemble in the least(are you?…)(no)
it’s a winter wonderland in the belly of the beast
and black men ski
black men ski

black men send back sushi with a scorned Yakuza’s flair
we make postmodern art with bacon grease and hot combed hair
we secretly play beethonven inside our bass-mobiles
we can tell you how cool looks, but cannot show you how it feels
when black men ski
when black men ski

black men now are students of gay sensibility
we wear ironic t-shirts drenched in code unknown to thee
we get baptized in Walden pond amongst a searing mob
because the cleansing blood of Jesus could not do a Thoreau job
black men ski
black men ski

Chinese guys can jump real high and Germans cook soul food
white boys rap and hippies nap up their dreads to look rude
jazz is now suburban, it’s Marsalis-ly clean
and now we’ve got Viagra everyone’s a sex machine
so black men ski(what else can we do?)
black men ski
black men ski
black men ski

some kids i’ll describe as friends say i am race-obsessed
the luxury of your opinion shows you that you are blessed
i have poems about sunsets, flowers and the rain
i’ve read them to policemen, but it was all in vain
so black men ski
black men ski
black men ski
black men ski