prime time trauma.

forced to bleed

(creative commons.)

his flesh/ so easily torn / pulled apart / weapons of hate / forced to bleed / on screens / death on repeat / public judgement/ slow motion / public apathy / they look for a rap sheet / public disinterest / face down on concrete / desensitized / we watched this last week / skin that carries power / submission is so sweet / skin is a weapon / justification is complete / he bleeds out slowly / softly / alone/ live / on screen / in tears / we don’t see / in a nation / where murderers / aren’t beasts / saying THEIR names / doesn’t help us sleep