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The Photograph: A Lynching

Rating: 4.2

is it the cut glass
of their eyes
looking up toward
the new gnarled branch
of the black man
hanging from a tree?

is it the white milk pleated
collar of the woman
smiling toward the camera,

her fingers loose around
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Dutendra Chamling 28 October 2015

This poem has designed a REAL photograph. Wonderful poem.

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Colleen Courtney 15 May 2014

A sad and poignant poem on a horrible happening in history. There's a subtle power in these words. Nicely written.

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