Baltimore…and everywhere else

Truth is boring.
If the television news
Told us of peaceful thousands
Rather than showing one mother
Bashing her son in a way
We applaud in
Black mothers,
We would turn away,
Watch a sitcom rerun,
Read a book?

People are expendable.
Now, break a window,
Burn a car,
Steal a bouquet of flowers,
And you’ve got some crime
We can get behind.

Might makes right.
Loudest voice wins.
Safety in numbers.
And all that crap.

About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
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1 Response to Baltimore…and everywhere else

  1. cote8050 says:

    It is sickening what makes the news. I don’t watch anymore…

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