Why?

Published in Countercurrents.org on June 1st, 2020

#Minnesota by Dustin Pickering

 

Sometimes,

 

One needs to get away from

the torrid darkness of words.

A darkness that annihilates.

Swirling, twirling a blackness

laced with blood, anger, hate

 

Marginalised

 

—   Sometimes from a brutal knee

Sometimes a mob or a bloody bullet kiss —

 

Violent Death

 

Drops in the ocean

connect all lands

called continents

 

Mourning

Mothers’ Teardrops linked by oceans

 

Each drop, each colour of sand,

make this beautiful Earth

this gracious land.

 

Each beam of sunshine

brings hope to mankind

 

Hope of Life renewed

Hope in the songs of

twittering birds…

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