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Black Boy Climbs Into The Gorilla Cage To Ask For Advice By Marshall Gibson
The black boy cranes his neck up at the gorilla
Sees a glint of the familiar in the face
Watching him, he feels the fear leave him peaceful as blood pooling on a city sidewalk
And he whispers "I have so many questions"
The gorilla straightens it's back
"Then ask me."
So the black boy asks how do you survive your cage?
And the gorilla shakes its head and responds "no one ever survives"
The black boy says you're missing the point
Not at all says the gorilla
The block boy thinks for a moment
And the gorilla sees the panicked ...