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jar
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Message 2 of 7 (837221)
07-28-2018 4:10 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Phat
07-28-2018 3:55 PM


You, If No One Else - A Poem by Tino Villanueva from San Marcos Texas
Listen, you
who transformed your anguish
into healthy awareness,
put your voice
where your memory is.
You who swallowed
the afternoon dust,
defend everything you understand
with words.
You, if no one else,
will condemn with your tongue
the erosion each disappointment brings.
You, who saw the images
of disgust growing,
will understand how time
devours the destitute;
you, who gave yourself
your own commandments,
know better than anyone
why you turned your back
on your town's toughest limits.
Don't hush,
don't throw away
the most persistent truth,
as our hard-headed brethren
sometimes do.
Remember well
what your life was like: cloudiness,
and slick mud
after a drizzle;
flimsy windows the wind
kept rattling
in winter, and that
unheated slab dwelling
where coldness crawled
up in your clothes.
Tell how you were able to come
to this point, to unbar
History's doors
to see your early years,
your people, the others.
Name the way
rebellion's calm spirit has served you,
and how you came
to unlearn the lessons
of that teacher,
your land's omnipotent defiler.
Edited by jar, : No reason given.

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jar
Member (Idle past 360 days)
Posts: 34026
From: Texas!!
Joined: 04-20-2004


Message 4 of 7 (837592)
08-06-2018 2:49 PM
Reply to: Message 3 by Phat
08-06-2018 11:26 AM


Re: Seen The Movie?
Nope, never saw the movie.

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