a revolution

I never knew that fire could

burn

so bright

flying flames in Baltimore

Minneapolis

and all the while

the black man

died in the street

where the parade

traveled last july.

I never knew

that my anger could run

so cold

ice trapped underneath

the tapestries and

tattered days of

old lang sine

how could we know the

future?

baby bright with expectant

eyes

how could we know that

our words and hearts

would feed the

revolution?

Black Lives Matter


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