Nayyirah Waheed <3

i have never understood.

will

probably never understand.

the white mans lust

to eat the world.

to eat the universe (mars is next)

why he was born with such a rabid

starvation.

why he feigns for power

like

crack rock. doing everything. and anything.

to have it.

no matter how deranged.

why he is in so much pain

he needs to rip the roots of happiness

from the earth

and

burn them into

his smile.

what happened in his relationship with our

mother.

the he needs to set a person on fire.

watch them burn.

to

feel powerful.

not every white man

is

born this way,

but,

it stands to remain

there are many

who

are.

–  Nayyirah Waheed

The poem pretty much says it all.

You will find that I’m quite a fan of Nayyirah Waheed so expect to see more.

Izwe Lethu

Nfr Sa Ma’at

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