Taser While Black Suddenly seen from escape goats The scarecrow Sparsely filled with rags Full life size Imitation of life like Eyes on the prize type Tom moved swift New invention Shooting flesh Without leaving holes Volts replaced bullets Animals clothed January 9th Derrick Jones* 17* Martinsville Virginia Hunters hunting game Seeking salute Collecting priceless ivory Tally mark Leaving One death per week this year February 13th* *37 years in Rudolph Byrd ThomasvilleGeorgia* As “Peace officers” Show off their new pieces Target practice On the backs of blacks Trying to get the highest score Of torture and execute the harmless Not responding quickly Marcus d. Moore, forty, Freeport Illinois March 26th* Facts of creation '69 to aim shots Since 1974, they practiced Hit miss Below centre mass Stimulating sensory nerves Palpating hearts Seeking brains the wiz never gave Sweet sixteen Robert Mitchell Hit Detroit streets April 10th* * Thomas A. Swift electric rifle Split seconds erupts currents Incapacitating muscles and strength They blamed faulty batteries on Rodney king Riots produced It took 5 seconds past minutes To Spark hate Disposable camera’s recycled Captured deaths on voltage Another slain Salem Oregon Gregory Rold May 23rd 37.* It’s the 21st century lynching Creation Slaying 3 headed monsters Lose limbs left lifeless Scarecrow like Without reload X3 Highly praised Without price How much does it cost? Only all civil liberties June 13, Dwight Madison, 48, Maryland July 2nd, Roy McKenzie, 25, Cali August 14th Hakim Jackson, 31, Philly Either one could have been me Without reload.* *And so as Tom aims to hunt elephants In the mother land He inspires Jack Cover, NASA researcher to probe deaths into formulation Another slain not by gunfire Left uncounted Yuceff W. Young Age 21 Brooklyn Ohio September 19th. *All at the hands Tom A. Swift’s Electric Rifle. The TASER.