The Bottle (Gil-Scott Heron)
Updated: 3/23/2020
The Bottle (Gil-Scott Heron)

Storyboard Description

G10 English 23/03/2020

Storyboard Text

  • See that black boy over there, runnin' scared. His ol' man's in a bottle
  • He wuz a doctor helpin' young girls along
  • She's out there on the avenue, all by herself. Sho' needs help from the bottle
  • T-TONE
  • Said her ol' man committed a crime And he's doin' time, So now she's in the bottle
  • W-WORD
  • See that Black boy over there, runnin' scared His ol' man got a problem. Pawned off damn near everything, his ol' Woman's weddin' ring for a bottle.
  • And don't you think it's a crime. When time after time, people in the bottle