I Am The Hill And The Mountain

My heart remains in bruise mode,

Countenance in alert

Experiencing racial injustice at times, know it’s intended to hurt.

Supremacy in any form, shape, color or size

is bonafide genocide.

I Am The Mountain and The Hill(Tribute to Black Women)

I Am The Hill And the Mountain(Tribute to Black Women)

My country ’tis of thee

Result of cause and effect

We.. sardined in Middle Passage ships and boat$,

quarantined, milked welfare cheese,

then denied the right to vote.IMG_1208

Recent crap filtering over european seasconfederate flag wearing no clue skeletons

worse than a bag of fleas.

IMG_4059(I personally explained to the wearer of this emblem about  the negative connotation, that it was racially insensitive to me as a black woman and later he donned a hat with the same confederate emblem…’nuffsaid’…..)

Don’t you dare touch my buttocks

and feign ’twas a mistake

Venus Hottentot’s in my heritage

And your interpretation of being a man is definitely a fake mistake.

I Am The Hill and The Mountain

I Am The Mountain and The Hill(Tribute to Black Women)

I Am The Hill  and The Mountain (Tribute to Black Women)

that you once held down, whipped, and kept blind.

I, We.. are screaming now for you to cease

and desist

Before we are rewound back in minus time.© whenquiet

About whenquiet

A child of God, opinionated, survivor, eloquent, elegant, exquisite bohemian, and humble, loving life and shining light to those who are in the shadow.
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8 Responses to I Am The Hill And The Mountain

  1. Powerful, powerful prose. Thank you.

  2. whenquiet says:

    thepetalpusher….like a long lost friend seen through the window of a train shortly before take off…grab my bag, forge through the standing commuters, cascade the three steps to pavement, ……scream your name from across the track… you wince, double blink, and then, drop your jaw:-) Nice to meet/read you again.:-)

  3. whenquiet says:

    Lauryn Haley, Julio Lara and Otto Handling, thanks for the like click.

  4. What a talented writer you are. I’m glad that we are connected once again–you are an inspiration.

  5. I had to read this Again… and then share it on FB with my family. Hope you don’t mind.

  6. whenquiet says:

    Spread the word my friend. Grazie mille!

  7. whenquiet says:

    And You…. an inspiration to me:-)

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