No, I Won't Stand

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I am upset because

I still live in a world where

an unarmed person of color

can get murdered and have no justice

 

I am irritated because I

honestly thought

we were absolutely done

treating others like they

are animals like we did

back in the 50’s 

 

I am upset because

“hands up, don’t shoot” 

has become the national

outcry that is heard all over

because justice was not served

 

 

So no, I won’t stand 

for the pledge of allegiance. 

I won’t ever stand for it anymore. 

I won’t. You can’t make me. 

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Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Powerful expression. Always let poetry fill your life. Keep expressing your heart.  

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