Two Poems

Two Poems by Mark King

Thoughts on Black History Month

Mark King, who is incarcerated at Keen Mountain Correctional Center, shares two poems about Black History Month.

Two Poems by Mark King

Never will forget WMMT
Deep roots of Black history

Enlighten through the airwave

Drums beating off mentalities of slave

With knowledge comes pride

With drum comes vibe

Make our spirits rise
Looking towards the east

Sun rise brings new ray of light;
Revealing subconscious insight,

of our history’s highest heights.

Use some valence

Stop black on black violence
Shed the turpitude

Show a positive attitude
These expressions will coincide

With a halt to black genocide

All spurious mentalities

Toppled from the inside

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