Not A Recrudescence Of Racism

This is not a recrudescence of racism

In America or in the world, but rather

A continuum of malfeasance, antagonism

And hardcore cruelty of the systemic horror

That Blacks and other minorities have endured

As slaves whose future was obscured or uninsured.

 

From the nascence of this evil and odious society

Filthy cowboys have killed Indians and Africans selfishly

And inhumanely. Horse mounting agents, patrols or criminals

With police or law and order credentials

Hoisting or twirling whips and menacing deadly weapons

Have acted like obnoxious western movies actors or fripons.

 

This is not a bit surprising in this day and time

Where old images have stained their brains

Hardened their hearts made of acidic stains

And their internal organs are nothing but slime

We all have seen the racist, ugly and grubby picture

Of these devils who blatantly violated the laws of nature

Thinking that they will get away with murder and sins again

While bragging that the innocent migrant victims are not human

They were wrong yesterday and this morning: Black Lives Matter

Haitian Lives Matter and American Indian Lives Matter

These coward cowboys will go down, as scuzzbags, in history

And they’ll be punished for being cruel, aggressive and creepy.

 

Copyright © September 2021, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved

Hébert Logerie is the author of several books of poetry.

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world

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