Sunday, June 7, 2020

A Room of My Own: Black Rage Tanka

in memory of Malcolm X

the White House
in scorching heat
waves of black rage
against this Great Wall
of riot shields

3 comments:

  1. Share with you the following words of wisdom from Malcolm X:

    1 Concerning nonviolence, it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.

    2 A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

    3 If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary.

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  2. I really liked these stories in your blog I found them useful for little students and I would like to tell you that I have also started my blog but the subject is different Spanish my life I have to tell I have a community in my city that we call a story club there we daily tell experiences and stories and I found your stories useful. Now these days we do not conduct our club because of COVID-19 but we do that online all members come online and share them. And I would like to say thank you so much for writing such stories and to spread knowledge. Really appreciated.

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  3. "You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it." Malcolm X
    .
    patriotism -
    the smallest room
    in the mansion
    .
    Simon Hanson
    Failed Haiku, April 2017

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