who do what has to be done, again and again.
stacy-marie ishmael
The language is a long ways from here.
stacy-marie ishmael
does not bend in a direction that will comfort us.
stacy-marie ishmael
Will it be you?
stacy-marie ishmael
beware my smile
stacy-marie ishmael
again and again to the clouds.
stacy-marie ishmael
that surround it.
stacy-marie ishmael
or we can’t be held responsible for what happens to you.
stacy-marie ishmael
But a blue like intuition
stacy-marie ishmael
to you—
stacy-marie ishmael
Of joy, & we knew we were / Beautiful & dangerous.
stacy-marie ishmael
How much of Martin Luther King Jr. have you encountered, first-hand?
stacy-marie ishmael