Hey! I can't breathe officer!
That's not the weight of thy knees;
The weight of pride and arrogance
The load of white on coloured skin
Hey! Officer... I can't breathe!
Leave me free officer, I can't bear!
Behind The cloak of Color, I wear
My heart is clean …
Hey! Officer...am' unable to breathe!
Friday, June 5, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: apathy,innocence,racism