My Tears of Rage are Not Enough

 

Breathe slowly and deeply in

Let your breath slowly come out

Again twice more –

Breathe Slowly and Deeply In

And Then Out

-      - -

Is That last Breath

A Part

Of My Privilege ?

-

Can He or She

Breathe?

-

My Tears of Rage

Aren’t Enough

-

She Hears of the (latest) Killing

It is – her Heart – Her Soul

It is – her Son – Her Brother

Deeply Within Her

-

It is Not

A Shock

Rather

A Piercing

Penetrating

Killing More

Of Her Essence

-

But

I Must Do More

More May Not

Be Enough

-

I Must Listen

And Move Ahead

No More Excuses

-

More Killing

Is More

Than Wrong

The Blood

Is On My Hands

-

Will I do Enough?

Too Much

Is Not Enough

-

Now – Not Tomorrow

Hearing the Fear

Of the White Man

Confronting That Fear

-

Peace is Elusive

But Possible

-

Breathe Deeply

Now

 

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