Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: 29 days of poetry. bootstraps and privilege. https://anchor.fm/marchthirtyonepoetry/episodes/29-days-of-poetry–bootstraps-and-privilege-eajckk
Driving, walking, talking, shopping, buying coffee, texting, studying, reading, standing in my yard, listening, laughing, minding my own business. While black.
It’s easy to tell someone else to pull themselves up by their bootstraps when you yourself, have inherited your boots
Poem Today we learned of the passing of the great beautiful literary legend, #ToniMorrison, I wrote this poem today, in her memory. RIP. #poetry #communityofwriters #writing
Thank you for reading and supporting march thirty one poetry.
Before the day is over… A #Juneteenth poem.
the last to know.
Imagine being free,
and you didn’t know,
Imagine a new life waiting,
and you can’t live it,
Imagine the chains released from your body
but not from your mind,
and Imagine not knowing that you can walk away,
but your feet can’t take the steps…
we still have a ways to go and work to do