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Who I Am, Who You Are (Louis Toliver Jr-Swartz, LA)


I am someone who was born to care
Often, I find myself thinking of us
How we’ll survive or evolve to be
My passion is from what I feel

I am fueled by the pain of others
To find justice and equality for all
I am ignited by the joy of freedom
To build an empire full of pride

Who I am is real
Who I am is honest
Who I am is compassion
Who I am is love
Who you are is me

You are just like me, I hope you know it
The same safety you seek from life
We all turn to our community in that hope

I am who I am and I am you, this is true
Though my appearance seems different
My love is your love and we all have that core

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