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Knock Down the Monuments

Wednesday Prose Poem: carving out a statue

Photo by Dean Hinnant on Unsplash

Upon pedestals, they sit: monuments to violence, tributes to oppression. Above us all, they tower, vestiges of the Confederate side of Civil War. Their presence spews white supremacist, colonial ideals upon our populace. That they lost their war, does not matter, we are expected to respect, worship them. Placed to promote the white supremacists idea…

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Rhonda Marrone

Rhonda Marrone

Poetry and Essay Writer. Be Open Editor. Lover of all things nature. You can most likely find me sitting under a tree ,watching birds, writing poems.