Rough (a poem)

Not an elevenie, but inspired by a post I saw on Tumblr this morning… I don’t want you to soften your edges for me I just want to be more (vulnerable) (impervious) to them (20 November 2017)  

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You did this (a poem)

The Seattle Times reports that the Seattle Police Department’s review of the shooting of Charleena Lyles a few months ago has found that it was ‘reasonable, proportional and within policy’. (https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/seattle-police-review-finds-fatal-shooting-of-charleena-lyles-was-within-department-policy/) I originally posted this poem in June, shortly after the incident. I am reposting it now. Because. You killed her. She’s dead. You killed her. [...]