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I come from a place where,
Trees tell stories of misfortunes
and grand times and plantations stand
still in time.
I come from a place where
the red clay is infused with the blood of
for the preparation of the
greatest nation this earth has ever graced.
I come from a place where pride can be invidious
and the past is hideous, but will never leave because
to me its home.
I come from a place of history
and unmarked mass graves, and ancestors fought
tooth and nail for ubiquitous equity.
I come from...