Poetry

When White Womxn Cry

An ode to estuaries, fjords and fountains

Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash

When white women cry,
Black men die,
Black womxn get fired,
White men heave a sigh.
“Our cherished property is our solemn duty,
We have to protect Karen, Nancy, and Judy.”
They punish the chattel when we get unruly
Don’t talk back to Karen
And don’t piss off Judy
Or you will be labeled aggressive, combative,
Not a team player, abusive, amative…

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