When reading a sentence, what voice do you use?
Does that voice change when the character is revealed to be Black?
see also Latino,
see also Asian,
see also any culture often caricatured,
see also young,
see also gay,
see also anything you may not be.
Innocence dripped from the edge of…
Finish this sentence.
What do you see?
How did you define innocence?
Was there a young girl?
Was there a defenseless bunny in the clutches of a wild cat?
Was there a boy’s hooded sweatshirt?
Death is the sweet escape.
There is no greater finite;
No more defining moment than the way you die.
Nothing that leaves fewer words spoken
Life is syntax
An exercise in understanding
Death is the period closing a life sentence.