the return of the poem?

December 11, 2006

i was going to post this poem last week, but it seems even more apropos today.

blk/rhetoric

who’s gonna make all
that beautiful blk/rhetoric
mean something.
like
I mean
who’s gonna take
words
blk/beautiful
and make more of it
than blk/capitalism.
u dig?
i mean
like who’s gonna
take all the young/long/haired/
natural/brothers and sisters
and let them
grow till
all that is
imp’t is them
selves
moving in straight/
revolutionary/lines/toward the enemy
(and we know who that is)
like. man.
who’s gonna give our young
blk people new heros

[. . . .]

( instead of quick/fucks
in the hall/way of
white/america’s
mind)
like. this. is an S.0.S.
me. calling. . . .
calling. . . .
some/one.
pleasereplysoon.

~sonia sanchez

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One Response to “the return of the poem?”

  1. gtfhwzk said

    I’m glad the poems are back. I’ve missed them.

    Also, my verification word is: gomeooh

    Nice, huh?

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