Leonard Dabydeen


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Show me the hands
that gifted me a bomb
that closed the doors of my life
just show me
how they wrecked my freedom
my voice
echoing
for working people
yesterday
today
tomorrow
show me the lines
in the palm
of their hands.

Submitted: Friday, June 14, 2013
Edited: Friday, June 14, 2013

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Remembering the death of Dr. Walter Rodney on June 13,1980 in Guyana

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