Kaepernick

The gong follows our heartbeat. Steady drum, steady cadence. Bullets aimed at our heads, missed. They hit our hearts instead. It’s maddening to think we’re fighting for the throne of supremacy. We demand equal rights, treatment, and human decency.…

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Tyranny

Shut your mouth. Don’t say a word. Hands where I can see them. Knees on the curb. You have the right to remain silent, in all that you do. We will kill you if you riot, then blame it…

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Fire from within

Our city’s burning, but it’s not ours Our country’s bleeding, and our skin shows scars The street is paved in black and white, but only the free see color Mother Nature is furious, each day has a number Give…

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The writer

Our minds are hardly our own We share the space We journey into tombs We kick past the ashes. We aren’t afraid to look – We sit with our monsters We dine with the obscene We take a look…

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I do

I don’t I’m not your soulmate But I’m everything you prayed for I’m more than just a date I’m the feeling you can’t shake Take the rose tinted shades from your face Did you notice my scars? They’re hiding…

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