they are insuring the survival my genetic code.
understand the louder you rage, the more they get paid.
know my ancestor's teeth went into Ben Franklin's head
& these same teeth will grind down systemic racism.
& are qualified by my family's forgiveness
to deliver immediate and swift retribution.
the tragic accident, the lost marriage
the stillborn children withering in the womb,
my God sees these murderers times
seven generations. my God, seven generations
be poeted, be sung, be painted and digitized,
be quiet & let a nation of Black voices