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Phantasmagorical Echoes

Dear people of this planet,
Kings, Queens, Citizens,
of this lonely, stone-skipping on universe waters,
of this cozy blue pebble that we choose to call earth.

I want to tell you that Today we exist;
That Today, we walk on a path
forged by the blood of preceding ancestors

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Resurrection

I keep looking at these trees
From this window, I can see
Them inside the cemetery
Each evening and now
They stand between me and the sky
I imagine weeping willows in the south

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Hidden Within the 13th

One word killed the Eric Garners and George Floyds of America. 
One word deprived them of life and happiness. 
One word hinders African Americans from the sweet joy of liberty. 
One word denies us our equality. 
One word allows injustices to go unchecked. 
One word permits the violation of our rights. 
One word created mass incarceration. 

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Push-Pull!

By CM Push! With all your force and your might Push! With all your strength, you must fight Push! And pray to conquer the night Push! And pray for peace when in plight. Pull! And show no fear when you’re scared Pull! Your burdens bound to be shared Pull! Persistence shows that you care Pull!…

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13

By GL 13 The number is 13 Amendment 13 I’m offended by 13 Co-defendant of 13 Convicted by 13 Let me hip you to 13… Mass incarceration Across the nation In 1865 We was granted Emancipation Slavery was abolished According to my Knowledge I learned this while in Prison They it the Black man’s College…

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