It’s Black History Month

My teacher stood in front of classroom, explaining that this new month, February, was Black History month and that we would be watching a video in honor of those that had to fight for freedom. The lights went out, the screen came on, the sound of lashing whips, cries of pain, songs of freedom, and … Continue reading It’s Black History Month

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Beyond My Bars

Metal clanking, Chains clanging, People yelling, Phones ringing, But all I want to see, Is the bright blue sky. Behind these bars, Behind these chains, I am a prisoner. Locked in with no way out. But not only am I just physically confined. I am emotionally incarcerated. No one to talk to. I can't even … Continue reading Beyond My Bars