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“Listen”, takes a reader deep into the conscientious of the socially, economically, and culturally challenged of the world. Confronting the communal stigmas of not fitting in, “LISTEN” is a first person journey into the poignant lives of those who fail to flourish in today’s society. In this collection of poems the author compels us to look at the mistreated and enslaved. Hopeless and helpless, abused and disenfranchised, their stories scrolled ticker tape style across the bottom of our screens. The author forces us to acknowledge and at times concede to the darkness that masks their faces.
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Author of "ONE DAY; Life, Love and Controversy in Middle America", and "LISTEN'
A PERFECT "X"
How dare you identify me
as someone other than who I am.
Is my life no more than a title
created by those who claim ownership of me?.
Doth those who bear my bloodline
not cross nations and cultures?
Am I not your world's conglomerate