Tanka Lullabies for black boys we try to make sense of why they kill our children seems black means attack but we know black boys are stars all that potential to shine mamas, we see joy at sight of every black boy we need them to breathe try to picture them alive far into the future, shine shine black boys, shine on shine brighter than any star we pray you go far our lullabies are prayers magic whispers while you sleep
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