Scrittura
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Scrittura

Prose Poem

With Sympathy for the Guillotine Technician

Our current state of civil rage

Photo by Nsey Benajah on Unsplash

“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage almost, almost all of the time — and in one’s work.” — James Baldwin, “The Negro in American Culture”, a group discussion

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Barry Dawson Jr. IV

Barry Dawson Jr. IV

Medium Top Procrastinator. Guilty of writing under the influence. No, I’m not upset. My face always looks this way. INTP https://cosmicrubble.com/

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