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Sun, 03.01.2021

WOMANSLAUGHTER by Pat Parker

What was his crime? / He only killed his wife. But a divorce I say. / Not final, they say; Her things were his / including her life.” Convicted not of murder / but of “womanslaughter” because “Men cannot kill their wives. / They passion them to death.” For this murder in Texas, he served […]

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Sat, 02.01.2021

FOR THE WHITE PERSON WHO WANTS TO KNOW HOW TO BE MY FRIEND by Pat Parker

The first thing you do is to forget that i’m Black.Second, you must never forget that i’m Black. You should be able to dig Aretha,but don’t play her every time i come over.And if you decide to play Beethoven – don’t tell mehis life story. They made us take music appreciation too. Eat soul food […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

White men's children spread over the earth- A rainbow suspending the drawn swords of birth, Uniting and blending the races in one The world man-cosmopolite-everyman's son! He channels the streams of the red... THE RIDDLE by Geogia Douglas Johnson.
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