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Whitney Sparks | July, 2021

a poem by Whitney Sparks

Black lives matter to the wildflowers

Black lives matter to the trees

Black lives matter to the Oceans

Black life matters in the Sea

Black life matters to the Hummingbirds

Black lives matter to the Hawks

Black Lives Matter to the raindrops

Black lives matter…

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