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Off the Leash: A #Quadrille #TankaProse

Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, reacts at a makeshift memorial at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis June 1, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer was caught on a bystander’s video May 25 pressing his knee into the neck of George Floyd, an African American, who later died at a hospital. (CNS photo/Lucas Jackson, Reuters)

Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the dogs of war

Marc Antony, “Julius Caesar,” Act 3, Scene 1, line 273

Officer Derek Chauvin Kills George Floyd. Why?

When will Black Lives matter?

kneeling

unleashs a nation

eight minutes to

snuff out a life, then six days

demanding justice

for dVerse Poets’ Quadrille #105: Cry Havoc and Let ‘SLIP’ the Dogs of War (pubtended by Linda Lee Lyberg)

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and my own #Haikai Challenge

18 replies »

  1. kaykuala

    eight minutes to
    snuff out a life, then six days
    demanding justice

    It takes so little to disregard sane thinking to trigger off unrest across the nation. It is a real pity!

    Hank

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Absolutely true, so muc tien for justice while life lost in a few seconds. When will humans learn to love like humans, what is so great in being white, just a mutated abnormal gene!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Absolutely true, so much time for justice while life lost in a few seconds. When will humans learn to live like humans, what is so great in being white, just a mutated abnormal gene!

    Liked by 1 person

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