We Turn It Under

by Uncle Don BF Fanning we turn it under till the ground and chew up roads and bones spreading dreams across our fields they say rotation spares the crops exhaustion so it is we move our commerce to newer quarters our money once had substance and nutrition but we've freed it --- given souls to numbers and capital's the thing that migrates, now, instead of us, consuming star spawn while we're left behind wagging in the wind like feathers blowing from a truck. This work is licensed [...]

By |2015-08-03T01:12:26-05:00August 3rd, 2015|Poetry Corner, Uncle Don BF Fanning|0 Comments

Poetry Corner: Grace

by Alan Gilbert The congregants welcomed  a different older compassionate young man discussing Jesus who sat among them they, a spitting image of Jesus black welcoming white Mother Emmanuel oddly nervously shuddering unJesus Denmark Vesey Daniel Simmons  Depayne Middleton-Doctor  Clementa Pinckney  Cynthia Hurd  Sharonda Coleman-Singleton  Tywanza Sanders  Susie Jackson  Myra Thompson  Ethel Lee Lance Martin Coretta Scott King for an hour before he pulled his Glock Tywanza Sanders, who stood in front of his 87 year old aunt and tried to talk the shooter down, shared a [...]

By |2015-07-01T01:31:35-05:00July 1st, 2015|Anti-Racism/Racism, Poetry Corner|0 Comments
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