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When I Say I’m Tired

When I say I’m tired Please don’t get it twisted, don’t misconstrue I’m not tired and bowing out, no I’m tired of explaining myself to you I’m tired of holding it in, and Sucking it up And swallowing words that become Swords that cut me from the inside I’m tired of you and your excuses… Continue reading When I Say I’m Tired

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I Can’t Breathe… And I’m Tired of Trying

While still contending with a global pandemic, I read about yet another lynching. Like so many before it, this too was committed by men in blue. Over the past few months, I have seen or read way too many video accounts or headlines listing black men and women either being assaulted or killed for things… Continue reading I Can’t Breathe… And I’m Tired of Trying