I do not care about the earth.
Intellectually I do, I’m not that brand of fool,
but viscerally- feet, marching the street,
using my best outdoor voice, shouting
' Water is life-' inside I felt fine, I’d shown up there by choice.
Inner waters untapped, soil there not invaded.
But something has snapped, my emotions persuaded.
Because I care about people.
The earth of our bodies. And when they are touched
Rubber bullets, batons, macing the eyes at peaceful rallies,
The beings who Hold S p a c e , Oh, the ones who are wise.
Can’t look truth in the face, so we wear a disguise.
People standing in peaceful protest/protection.
Something so different happens inside my chest/inception...
I collapse in my bed for part of a morning.
But mourning does not last-
sends me to my feet, roaring,
“You will not repeat the past!”
This is happening N o w .
You are on my watch.
There is still H E A R T in the White House,
so all is not lost.
We are LOOKING AT YOU,
Diminish the cost.
Stop this now.
Cut as close to the root as you can, because you know
in a minute it’s out of your hands.
Seize the Golden Truth of this moment.
And Let Us Say...
“He stopped this war, almost
...A m e n . •
( To know more, Unify's video : http://bit.ly/2gkFXZQ, Kendrick Eagle's message to Obama. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bDEq0051C8 )
ON PRECEDENT: P o e t r y often comes when ‘ We,’ the United States of America,
Are responding to v i o l e n c e in ways that elicit the cry “Not in my name!”
I did not yet have a poem for when the ‘ We ’ is responding to p e a c e, so violently.
In other words,
No words •
For the Current State of
But these .
#LakotaPeepLine #StandingRock #EachOtherProtectors #TheWholeWorldIsWatching •
We are here in protection of one another. I love you.