Finding a Way to Breathe

Hands up to make it easy – but you don’t see me – more than in your way I’m my mother’s babe, my friend’s memory, my people’s cries. “Whys” won’t erase the nightmare of closed eyes to our plight – a legacy of “too young” goodbyes, as we drift from pride to hopelessness; reckless compromise …

Dungeon Prompts: Police Brutality

This week’s prompt is: Police Brutality   In many countries where guns are not legal the police also don’t carry guns themselves – only the military does.  In America, because guns are so widespread, we couldn’t even conceptualize an unarmed police force.  But now, with the full militarization of the police, do you think that it …