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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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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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Is that FISH?

No, it’s Giuseppe Ungaretti,(1888-1970), the  late italian modernist poet, critic and essayist, born in Egypt and raised by a Nubian nanny who wrote the following poem, No More Crying Out, a poem which I feel,  reflects the present American social … Continue reading

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