When will you acknowledge the total insanity of your distorted acts?
Of violence, not kindness, Of depravity, not equality,
Enacted at will, At the drop of a knee, No final countdown, before the firing of the gun…
‘Run Out of Words’
I’ve run out of words…
Is it any wonder?
When news cycle after news cycle, I’m hearing on repeat, Of the passing of another loved one, At the hands of the Almighty. Not The Almighty, But the almighty cocktail of 241s: Systemic & Institutional. Hatred & Oppression. Suppression & Subjugation. Discrimination & Exclusion…
You see the light of my eyes,
The brown of my skin,
Dare to reach out to touch the lock of my hair,
But that is not the totality of me…
“When a system is in dysfunctional equilibrium, it is necessary to push it into disequilibrium, to regain a functional equilibrium”
Did you get that?
“When a system is in dysfunctional equilibrium, it is necessary to push it into disequilibrium, to regain a functional equilibrium“
10 years later this Facebook memory is speaking as if to our current times…
Born into adversity. Living between disequilibriuM
Looking as If through frosted glass.
Pushing beyond enforced claustrophobiA
Advancing in spite of Vilification and imprisonmenT
Charting our course towards full Emancipation.
Kings and queens, Survivors and successors. Now is the timE
Play time is oveR