nobody sings anymore.

by theuglyearring

Nobody sings anymore.

And then last night I tiptoed up
To my daughter’s room and heard her
Talking to someone, and when I opened
The door, there was no one there…
Only she on her knees, peeking into

Her own clasped hands

(photo: amiri and amina baraka)

(poem:  Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note)

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