Category Archives: mental health

The Border Control Corps of Basel threw my passport on the ground!

(Article written by Lukas Hausendorf of 20 Minutes Basel) Der Zwischenfall ereignete sich am Nachmittag des 7. März am Grenzübergang Basel-Huningue neben dem Novartis Campus. Meistens ist die Zollstation unbesetzt, nicht aber an diesem Tag. Anna Dell’Era, Afroamerikanerin und italienisch-amerikanische … Continue reading

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To My Only Child

To my Only Child (c) I remember when you were only a child, I penned a poem to you explained how life might sometimes be harsh and cold, unfair and cruel This poem on paper somehow disappeared but my beautiful … Continue reading

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Truth Won’t Sleep

my heart bruise mode countenance on alert racial injustice constructed to hurt US…..my county ’tis of thee result of cause and effect We, sardined in Middle Passage boat$ quarantined, milked welfare cheese then denied the right to vote. Coretta’s spirit … Continue reading

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Life bends us backwards, God straightens us up!

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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. My country ’tis of thee Result of cause and effect … Continue reading

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90 FINE!! (Happy Birthday Tribute to Extraordinary Octogenarian Dance Teacher OTHELLA DALLAS)

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Lord, Do You Hear Me?

LORD, You must be tired of the black mamas/papas wails of grief Ricocheting off streets of gray concrete. Chaos unisoned in conflicting waves Skeletons of past discord Rattling as the war is waged. Lord, You must be tired Of seeing … Continue reading

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