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despite what the chains say

(excerpt from the series Our Failed History)

By CAPublished 3 months ago Updated 3 months ago 1 min read
A composite of two Unsplah photos (Chain - Hussain Badshah, Flag - Brianna Tucker)

freedom is a cell

in the bones we have buried

- our failed history

marrows’ innate liberty,

not ours - Gods’ humanity

( In honor of black history month. The title comes from a spoken word/ music composition by Carlos Simon - Requiem for the Enslaved)

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Sound Engineer, Poet, sometimes-composer.

"Tell all the truth but tell it slant" - Emily Dickinson.

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