A Prompt for our Time

James Baldwin:

“I always wonder

what they think the niggers are doing

while they, the pink and alabaster pragmatists, 

are containing 


and defining and re-defining and re-aligning 


He asks where we stand.

Are we forever tied

to the Harvard trained

CIA hired cold warriors?

Are we willing to 

move towards a future

of not knowing,

with a possibility of

“Liberty and justice for all?”

March 8, 2022

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