When You Get Goddamn Tired…..! — Shelby Courtland [reblog]

When you get tired of dying before your eighteenth birthday and when you’re tired of hearing that you’re worthless anyway, that protest sign, you will put down and the fire in your soul will burn through your body that is four hundred years old. When you get tired of police brutality and the injustice of […]

via When You Get Goddamn Tired…..! — shelbycourtland

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4 comments

  1. swo8 · August 12

    Shelby is a great American poet. She tells it as it is with such passion.
    Leslie

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  2. K E Garland · August 13

    I agree. We’re not tired enough. It hasn’t hit enough homes and some of us believe that we’re too far removed from reality.

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