The poem in my pocket

“why some people be mad at me sometimes”

they ask me to remember
but they want me to remember
their memories
and i keep on remembering

Lucille Clifton
Poetry is a site of resistance. It is a site of social change.
This is the poem in my pocket today. Don’t make me whip it out!



  1. Yours truly Said:

    Hey. Read your blog today. Great stuff! Keep on rocking! X-Men style!!!!


  2. Jeffrey Willis Said:

    Hmm… your last name wouldn’t happen to be start with an M, would it? Just that I knew someone by your name a long time ago 😉

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