White Washed

Writer/author/poet - She has self-published two books - Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause - and is the Editor of The Short of It. You can find her work at IWriteHer.com. Bocks' work has been ... [+]

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living in kansas, a good ‘ole boys town
lots of the older generation
not so much the young
the voices are old
and critical, but it’s changing

its past marred
the KKK beginnings in 1922
white smearing the black
hanging them too
it's an ugly part of where I live

change is hard
true for everywhere
but they will
when they can’t
sustain the past


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