Lynching Version 2.0   Knee on my neck a modern noose Passive bystanders watching, recording, ignoring   Dignity cracked to pieces; faded fast into the trees Pressed hard; viciously like my cheek in the pavement Tears evaporated Breath dissipated Until breath was no more A divine expansion   Spirit flown into the arms of my…

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~*Earth*~   The earth is alive Her heart is the heated core Skin, cool soil Grass, the thin hair of her arms   We are the microorganisms Sometimes we do right by her Other times we don’t And she flushes us away in floods Warps us with disease Or rips us apart with hurricanes Her…

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