Leonard Dabydeen


Show Me - Poem by Leonard Dabydeen

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.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

Comments about Show Me by Leonard Dabydeen

  • Gold Star - 45,954 Points Gajanan Mishra (6/14/2013 9:02:00 PM)

    good poem, thanks, heart touching.
    I invite you tom read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie ..... W@king Up..... (6/14/2013 8:42:00 PM)

    A wonderful tribute to a wonderful man :) I'm sure he would be proud of you!

    -Wu (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, June 14, 2013


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