black as the air we breathe

i. I can’t breathe, he said knee-to-throat choke-hold soft-brown-skin reflected in the glint of a pointed badge protect courage serve compassion float under a cloud etched in hate everything. hurts. water. please. faces watch the thirst grow desperate drought tongue motions mama mama comfort in the word that created it incarnated affirmation of life-love-skin-blood breath mama mama breathes all in to life {Beginning} sun scorched … Continue reading black as the air we breathe