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POEM: Across the wilderness

A poem reflecting on the racial violence occurring across America, and its causes.

Waving weapons of brutality

Polluting purple mountain majesties

Raining white supremacist pathology

Pledging allegiance to inequality

Spreading hometown hysteria on O Beautiful America

Amber waves of intolerance across the wilderness

Crowns of hate on brotherhood

Mowing down star spangled civil liberties

Merchants of inhumanity planting seeds of indignity

Above the fruited plain

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