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I will bring your war.
Hidden between my breasts.
Look closer and decide-
April 26, 2013
The trance continued in which / the saying was exchanging positions, / over and over, with the said. / It was a summons, a shock into / a long and…
The dream is still, / but the child is falling and slowly dying of sea cancer. // The Black man is wearing a red suit, his orange hat is laughing…
The morning before you were born I woke up / in a puddle, alone in bed. / Your dad had fallen asleep on the couch / watching tv, and never made it…
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I want to know you / The way / I know the secrets / Inside my own mouth. / I want to know you / The way / I know the ache / In my chest / …
How Black can you be? / The question was serious / Posed from the superior position / Of normalcy / But who cares? / Right? / Skin color…
I want to say / Officially / I won't be / Assimilating / To the degree / Recommended / To survive. / I regret / To inform / …
I am / Thematically Black. / I know. / I'll give you a minute. / You okay? / I know / I am / Thematically Black / Like / Hot sweet…
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