Black Poetry : Kyle Smith had a right to life and safety

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  1. PatriceCQueen

    PatriceCQueen Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Caribbean monk seal becomes extinct one day after you died
    This was no coincidence and we have to learn the connection
    That we cannot ignore the pain of any sanctioned being
    Animal, fowl, child or tree … none can care for themselves alone

    When I heard about your death
    I was checking facebook and I could only cry
    Think about all the possible actions
    Of what I or any could do to say no more
    No more letting it be a silent tree falling in the forest
    Somebody heard it like they heard you
    Somebody knew there was maybe an issue
    Someone had a sense that something was not right
    Malicious reporting would have been someone else’s story

    Then came these words to me

    Son I am Sorry

    For the many times a hand was raised against you
    Where you did not know whether to hug or run
    Be really silent, to scream or cry
    Know the words to say just how bad your day
    To be not afraid of everything in sight
    The tortured thought of how to sleep tonight

    Son I am sorry

    For the neighbor who knew not what was behind the door
    Who ignored the gut feeling something is not as it should be
    For all who should have protected you and did not know to ask
    How is Kyle adjusting and for you is this too much of a task
    To support all who were connected to you

    Kyle I am sorry

    When the cigarette burns came
    You must have felt betrayed by everyone and your skin
    With every body pain I must tell you that you did not deserve this sin
    The broken bone or the bruises wherever found
    There is no excuse why you lived or died this way
    The change is coming and it starts NOW

    Son of this community ..... I am Sorry

    Patrice C. Queen 6/7/2008


    http://www.examiner.com/a-1429475~Police__Brooklyn_boy__3__beaten_to_death_in_house.html
     
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    Hard to find words for this. To think that this child had to live and die this way...how horrible. I felt the sorrow in your words poetess.
     
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    Sins of our sons
    Sins of man
    Bring Tragedy to life
    From an unmerciful hand
    Bring Life to the Sight]
    Life our of his Soul
    A story of so many
    But only few Told
    Bring theses children Hope
    Becuase It it was never their fault
    Tears Drip dry
    From crying, crying so potently
    Bring Life from this death
    Bright Light from this Stike of life
    Bring the heart of the child
    To the Gates of Height
     
  4. PatriceCQueen

    PatriceCQueen Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The mother and boyfriend were arrested today..... It broke my heart that they are people of color. we keep giving excuses for them to take our children. I am saddened on all levels. realistically though this is across the board.

    Peace
    Patrice
     
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    PatriceCQueen Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    that is a nice vibe you started..... develop it and see where it goes

    Peace
    Patrice
     
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    yes

    i still don't understand how you put out a cigarette on a human but.............

    this is a shame, and what of all the ones you DON'T hear about.................


    peace sis

    great tribute
     
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    :SuN019: My God!
     
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    i have a new question

    patrice
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    sad thing happen unto a child .......this why we must step up for the safety of children cross the world
     
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    I am getting ready to respond on a world level,more of us are interested in the issue. what is our responsibility to childhood sexual abuse and violence done to them, even in the case of war _ The making of a child soldier

    what do we tackle and to what extent

    Peace

    Patrice
     
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