for entertainment purposes only? seriously?

i can

completely

appreciate

the unique

characteristic

freak shows

offer


a bearded lady

         here,

     knife swallower

          there,

              not to mention

         the exquisite

fire-eaters


there\’s

       beauty

& eloquence

            within

these extremely

complex chimera\’s


now,

that being said…


a few years ago

during black history

month, come to think

about it, might

have been

last year…


an image

circulated

all over social

media… which

up until recently

seemed socially

acceptable…


not to my optics


a sweet little

black toddler

confined

to a gated stage

for all to

gawk


imprisoned

for being black


savagery,

i believe

is too light

a word

to describe

those moments

of true clarity

& what humanity

can do to prevent


future atrocities.  

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: