White Washed


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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
eventually
when they can’t
sustain the past

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John Collins · ago
All done and the very best of luck my lovely 👍🏻🤞🏻
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Susi Bocks · ago
Thank you, dear John! I appreciate it!
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Von Smith · ago
Check again. Whew! What a chore. You're worth it;)
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Susi Bocks · ago
Thank you for your efforts, Von!!! <3
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Jessica Whittington · ago
Done!
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Susi Bocks · ago
Thank you, Jessica!! <3
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Tony Martello · ago
Susi, Good luck. You have my full support! Tony
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Susi Bocks · ago
Thank you so much!! <3
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Suzanne Lea · ago
I voted again, I think. Let me know if it doesn't show up and I'll keep trying. Best of luck on your wonderful piece!
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Susi Bocks · ago
It counted! Thank you, Suzanne! :)
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terry susi · ago
Ok. I voted again...I think
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Susi Bocks · ago
You did! :) <3
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Bon Repos Gîte · ago
Bonne chance!
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Von Smith · ago
Sounds like breakfast diner-talk in a small town;)
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Susi Bocks · ago
Yeah, it's the progressives who stopped in on their road trip! ;)
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Von Smith · ago
But the diner was closed by BLM members of their party;)
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Goff James · ago
Great piece. Good Luck.
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Susi Bocks · ago
Thanks, Goff! :)
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anita dawes · ago
Best wishes, Susi!
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Susi Bocks · ago
Thanks so much, Anita!! :)