Chocolate Rain

On the mass cultural front I alway seem to be a dollar short and a day late. Intense, poetic, political and beautiful. In short, a working definition of revolution.

The artist, a graduate student, calls it cheezie. I would hate to know what he thinks qualifies as serious. Too bad he feels the need to give a nod to post-modern chic to keep his cool. I would call that the consequence of vanilla rain: Shhhhh…don’t mention the war–class, race and gender = revolution.  But then you would have to believe in progress.  Happy easter.

My favorite quote:

Chocolate Rain
Dirty secrets of economy
Chocolate Rain
Turns that body into GDP
Chocolate Rain
The bell curve blames the baby’s DNA
Chocolate Rain
But test scores are how much the parents make
Chocolate Rain

Chocolate Rain by Tay Zonday


Chocolate Rain
Some stay dry and others feel the pain
Chocolate Rain
A baby born will die before the sin
Chocolate Rain
The school books say it can’t be here again
Chocolate Rain
The prisons make you wonder where it went
Chocolate Rain
Build a tent and say the world is dry
Chocolate Rain
Zoom the camera out and see the lie
Chocolate Rain
Forecast to be falling yesterday
Chocolate Rain
Only in the past is what they say
Chocolate Rain
Raised your neighborhood insurance rates
Chocolate Rain
Makes us happy ‘livin in a gate
Chocolate Rain
Made me cross the street the other day
Chocolate Rain
Made you turn your head the other way (Chorus)
Chocolate Rain
quickly crashing through your veinshistory
Chocolate Rain
Using you to fall back down again
Chocolate Rain
Seldom mentioned on the radio
Chocolate Rain
Its the fear your leaders call control
Chocolate Rain
Worse than swearing worse than calling names
Chocolate Rain
Say it publicly and you’re insane
Chocolate Rain
No one wants to hear about it now
Chocolate Rain
Wish real hard it goes away somehow
Chocolate Rain
Makes the best of friends begin to fight
Chocolate Rain
But did they know each other in the light?
Chocolate Rain
Every February washed away
Chocolate Rain
Stays behind as colors celebrate
Chocolate Rain
The same crime has a higher price to pay
chocolate Rain
The judge and jury swear it’s not the face (Chorus)
Chocolate Rain
Dirty secrets of economy
Chocolate Rain
Turns that body into GDP
Chocolate Rain
The bell curve blames the baby’s DNA
Chocolate Rain
But test scores are how much the parents make
Chocolate Rain
‘Flippin cars in France the other night
Chocolate Rain
Cleans the sewers out beneath Mumbai
Chocolate Rain
‘Cross the world and back its all the same
Chocolate Rain
Angels cry and shake their heads in shame
Chocolate Rain
Lifts the ark of paradise in sin
Chocolate Rain
Which part do you think you’re ‘livin in?
Chocolate Rain
More than ‘marchin more than passing law
Chocolate Rain
Remake how we got to where we are. (Chorus)

2007 Chocolate-Rain.com

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2 thoughts on “Chocolate Rain

  1. Tay won! [e- screeeeeeeming!] Congratulations to all of the winners.
    Tay is a very versatile artist and one never knows what’s coming next.

    “Isn’t each situation rich with context and contradiction?”
    -Tay quote

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