George Floyd - 27 Million Dollars Richer For That 20$ Counterfeit Note
Can 27 million dollars ever give George Floyd a chance to breathe again?
Can 27 million dollars give a child her father again?
Can 27 million dollars give his wife the love she needs?
Can 27 million dollars give his family a brother like George again?
Can 27 million dollars now give George an opportunity to pay for the cigarette pack he had purchased at Cups Food?
Can 27 million dollars give Cups Food the chance to tell the Police that their regular customer George had given a counterfeit 20 dollar bill to pay for his cigarettes?
Can 27 million dollars give to George Floyd the past
to re-live his life in the suburbs where though he was poor
he was so full of love, vivacity and new hopes every day?
Can 27 million dollars bring back the love which Floyd gave
to his friends which they now fondly remember and miss?
Can 27 million dollars settlement now exemplify and prevent the police from keeping their knee on a black man's neck?
Can 27 million dollar settlement ever stop my memory from recollecting what a sad and hurtful death a helpless George died, unable to breathe under the knees of a Police Officer?
Can 27 million dollar payment make any police officer on duty to stay under the knees for 8 minutes and 46 seconds?
Can 27 million dollar ever replace the life lost, the love lost, the father lost, the husband lost and the brother lost?
Can 27 million dollar ever help George to breathe again?
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Though 27 million dollars is a huge settlement, the death of George Floyd was most painful to see.