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Once, the skin of all was black

Now, for so many, it has faded

as has their humanity

 Crystal clear tears of the still, human

flow in rivers on

 the streets of “freedom”

 while their blood spills

red, then dries to black

But the flesh of the fake

contemptible, vile

is pale and bloodless

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Colors lying all across the ground

yellow, orange, red, and brown

but I thought only of red

seeing this, after the trees had shed

because it’s the only human one

flowing through us until we’re done

It’s not what shows up on our skin

unless another, unkindly, breaks in

tearing us apart; instead of twirling

together, dancing and swirling

like the sweet, falling leaves

on the morning’s autumn breeze