This piece is continuation to my poem “Maria(Stop Running Away!):
Maria(The Only One Was You)
All along you knew you were the only one
The underground railroad’s North Star
My early morning...
While mass incarceration in America is a serious issue that has not been taken lightly, people often forget that our prisoners are not the only victims of the system.
Nearly 2.3 million United States...
Just because you hate me
You think I should ball up and cry
Buried Me Alive
Did you think I’d just crumble up and die
Lock me up in a cage
For over half of my life span
I Want To Talk About My Tears(And Why Men Don’t Cry)
I want to talk about tears
Why men brave macho to disguise their fears
My eyes, oh how they cried
When I was 20 and Grandma died
I know why men...
Koch’s community activist?
By Demond A. Jackson
Charles Koch is building a non-profit geared toward revitalizing our communities. The organization is called “Stand Together”, currently...