Behind Those Eyes

Originally posted on Akingstruth's Blog:
Left Eye- 1986 http://www.nytimes.com/1986/10/13/nyregion/police-detective-slain-his-girlfriend-arrested.html Something about that sound touched my pain…just like when those shots ripped through my grandfather’s frame…learned as a toddler that life wasn’t a game…another black man slain…another black families pain…so many tears that couldn’t be washed away by the rain…the sun can’t bring brightness to…

Beautiful Weather

Originally posted on Akingstruth's Blog:
Birds chirping and the sun is shining….it’s a mirage that turns violent…the sound of automatic gun shots is our groundhog…..the late night howlings and barkings of deprived dogs…..stray cats everywhere…..stray bullets whistling everywhere…. the consequences are never fair……I don’t want the sun to shine down on me….I don’t want…