Just Once

 


Your voice hurts me,

your smile makes me

want to scrub my skin

until it bleeds but there

is not enough ocean to

cleanse this.

When I see you with your crowds

their arms held heil

I want to crush you into the

soot that surrounds you.

I need  to know that just once

you quiver with fear like the

wounded doves bleeding

all over this land.

 

Forget about the wall

put up a mirror so we can

see ourselves.

-author unknown-

 

 

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58 thoughts on “Just Once

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  2. Many of us are feeling this way, you were able to put it into some kind words. Feeling so betrayed and violated this past week. Brings me back to the days where men were burning draft cards, and people sending love and peace. I have to wonder if the days of drafting young men the woman were left out. Feels like we are taking 10 steps backwards.

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    • We are in the dark as to what tomorrow will bring for America. It is a sin for people to live in fear, children afraid their parents will be deported, lies doubled down on by Mr. Trump and his cronies, which now includes our house of representative. Mr. Lewis is the only man who so far has spoken out against the tyrannical tirade of the narcissist who is unfit to be POTUS.

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