Slam for Trayvon

Painting by Susan Kricorian

Saturday, July 13th, 2013 marked the close of a controversial and emotionally triggering trial involving the killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman.  This trial also coincides with an astonishing rise of gun violence in the U.S, where increasingly more victims are people of color.


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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
Love is defined as an intense feeling of deep affection. Hope is defined as 
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Night sky, blue eyes, new lies These aren’t just words,  Now it’s bright as day but the past was the night sky Do you se
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BOOM Are those gunshots or fireworks Was that the cops I just heard
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A house divided cannot stand And you think a nation can Outcasted because of my skin
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"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation,under God,
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