James B. Earley

Gold Star - 6,981 Points (5 April 1934 / Mounds, Il)

Black Lives….Matter…..As Well - Poem by James B. Earley

That same sanctity……of life...
Long...Christianity's groundswell
…At odds…..with the notion
Black lives matter…as well

Must the bigoted mindset
…Systemically….reject
The misery of a people…
Twisted out….of context

Should Christendom…ignore
…What morality compels
We're all….God's children…
Black lives matter…as well


Author's Note:
My wife once asked, 'Who is the most powerful U S public official - the President or Chief Justice Supreme Court? ' 'Neither, ' I said, 'it's the ordinary police officer. That person can legally take your life - at will. JBE

Topic(s) of this poem: politics


Comments about Black Lives….Matter…..As Well by James B. Earley

  • Marilyn Lott (5/13/2017 3:03:00 PM)


    I love this, James. You are a great poet and this is one of the perfect examples of your warm heart that leads your words.10+ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, August 30, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 11, 2016


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