POETRY / Narrative Poetry

Wokeness in Three Acts

Be wary of who you open your heart to

BJ Dawson
Published in
3 min readApr 17, 2024

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Photo by Siviwe Kapteyn on Unsplash

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The first time I heard “stay woke
was from a peer in my youth — a
“brother from another mother,” as
the old street slang goes

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BJ Dawson
The Howling Owl

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