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October 31, 2020
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Poetry on the Page

Listen Children by Lucille Clifton

listen children

keep this in the place
you have for keeping
always
keep it all ways

we have never hated black

listen
we have been ashamed
hopeless tired mad
but always
all ways
we loved us

we have always loved each other
children all ways

pass it on


Picture credit: Friday Night Hair by Arthello Beck

 
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