My liver is catching the cultural numbness,
Flowing, floating through my veins.

Another mass shooting, the angelic victim's
Sixteen year old sister
Cries on CNN.

Another black name added to the list:
Trayvon, Michael,
Eric, Freddie,
Renisha, Sandra,
An ever-expanding memorial in our minds.

Palestinian children, Pakistani children,
It's hard to keep track of the dead.

White supremacy, masculinity, toxicity,
So drunk,
Where do I begin to mourn?

The End

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