right on: white america

January 22, 2009 at 10:45 pm (feminism, Uncategorized) ()

I hate to cheat and use a poem in place of a post, but I have nothing to add to this. I studied it for uni last semester and liked it.

right on: white america
©1970 Sonia Sanchez

this country might have
been a pio
neer land
once.
but. there ain’t
no mo
indians blowing
custer’s mind
with a different

image of america.
this country
might have
needed shoot/
outs/daily/
once.
but. there ain’t
no mo real/white/ allamerican
bad/guys.
just.
u & me.
blk/and un/armed.
this country might have
been a pion
eer land. once.
and it still is.
check out
the falling
gun/shells on our blk/tomorrows.

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