Slam for Trayvon

Painting by Susan Kricorian

Saturday, July 13th, 2013 marked the close of a controversial and emotionally triggering trial involving the killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman.  This trial also coincides with an astonishing rise of gun violence in the U.S, where increasingly more victims are people of color.


Whatever your standpoint may be, Power Poetry is providing this slam as a safe forum where you can share your opinion, and write about what this means to you.

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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
Shooting for sport and we are the kill Using our voices till time goes still
2 months 2 weeks ago
Racism is an everlasting problem that will never end People are blinded  And so close-minded
6 months 3 days ago
  say my ancestors name and youll hear they chains  they lived for me the died for me 
7 months 4 weeks ago
Love is defined as an intense feeling of deep affection. Hope is defined as 
1 year 1 month ago
Night sky, blue eyes, new lies These aren’t just words,  Now it’s bright as day but the past was the night sky Do you se
1 year 1 month ago