Monday, December 1, 2014

Words Escaped Me

I live and breathe in words.

Yet, they escaped me.

And only tears flowed.

When the decision was read.

In a crowded chapel we sat.

And waited.

And listened.

As a boy was vilified.

As his murderer collected millions.

And the world erupted.

No more came the cries from the street.

No more came the cries from the offices.

No more came the cries from the world.

Then I found my words again.

And I declared

#Black Lives Matter.

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