Romella Kitchens Poems

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1.
It Is All Etched In Crayola

A Poem For Pete Seeger:
It Is All Etched In Crayolas, January 28,2015

It is the coldest day, it is always the coldest
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2.
Pacifism

The praying man does not let violence into his heart if his prayers are truly prayers.

He can be raised in violence.
He can have practiced violence at some point in
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3.
La Tombre Sin Nombre

La Tumbra Sin Nombre
The Unmarked Grave

The mother of plantains and holy thoughts
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4.
The Immigrants

The Immigrants

1.
It is incorrect in a society to have an exile that
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5.
Oregon

Oregon

Oregon, I remember you. The way your
trees were unregretful and made imploring love
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6.
Brown Sugar Babies

Think about it...The more ugly the world treats one group of people
the more beautiful they become.

Consider how the human creature had walked the earth for all these
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7.
Broken-Hearted Blues

Broken-Hearted Blues

From Georgia those blues came walking, wearing worn shoes.
Broken-hearted, migrant from the orphanages,
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8.

What Rusts In The Rain
(For The Memory Of William S. Burroughs & Typewriters)

It is Lawrence, Kansas and the sky opens
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9.
The Boston Marathon 2013

I must tell you in life there, has
been nothing better than honey in warm
milk with consistent plain, bread warm like
unto human skin - except for peace.
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10.
East St. Louis

East St. Louis

Sorrow is not done for the Black man.
Here it comes, pouring down like
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