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It’s All Too Much

“I began to feel a bewildering despair.” — James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

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There’s too much anger,
too much hate,
too much pain to contemplate.

They killed him, callous.
When everybody saw what the
police did was against the law

the spark ignited a conflagration
in the tinderbox heart
of a broken nation.

There’s too much anger,
too much hate,
and too much pain to contemplate.

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