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  • POETRY Reading: CLARITY, by Arden Las...

    Performed by Val Cole

    Poetry Reading:


    If only I could see

    with a mind without

    Distractions.

    what would I see

    would I see me

    what would I do

    would I take a knife

    and then take a life

    would I see

    clarity

    Would I be

    Free

    Or are the distractions in our

    lives the only thing keeping
    ...

  • POETRY Reading: SHAMED INTO SILENCE, ...

    Performed by Val Cole

    POEM:

    Shame, Shame go away I don’t want you any day
    Shamed into Silence…
    My spirit was dehumanized
    Shamed into Silence…
    By the words of my grandma “It's yo’ own fault y’ know mens cain't control theyselves
    Shamed into Silence…
    By the hands of my grandma beating 'til I cou...

  • POETRY Reading: DREAM, by Acquanetta ...

    Performed by Val Cole

    POEM:

    the dream
    the reality
    the ghettos
    the insanity
    the inhumanity
    look at the world’s state
    poverty
    look how power rapes
    could I take
    dirty water under
    the poorest living conditions
    still praying, hoping, wishing
    dreaming of that new day
    dreaming of equal opportunity
    h...