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racism is alive

King’s dream has become nightmare

leaders out of touch

see colorblind kids play while

Black Caucus meets in The Swamp

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“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”  – Martin Luther King Jr. speech at the March on Washington, 1963.

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Image: http://floridapolitics.com

MLK Quote: https://www.archives.gov/files/press/exhibits/dream-speech.pdf

#Black #law #hate #government #politics #race #King #prejudice #poetry #satire

Tanka style poem by David Andre Davison

 

2 comments on “Dr. King’s Nightmare?

  1. There’s a lot said in these few words…

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    1. lovesdeepwaters:

      Yes. I hope that our country can someday fulfill the dreams of those who see love and peace over hate.

      Thanks for reading the poem!

      -Dave

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