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DYING

For those who with our taxes die of torture

What is it like
Dying?
Is it like
Sinking
Into a bath
Of warm
Milk?

Is it like
Lying naked
In the
Sun
Those first
Truly
Warm
Days
Of Spring
After
A winter
That
Froze
Your teeth?

Dying
I think
Can be
Like that.
Above all,
It
Is yours.
It is
A safe
Place.

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The Killing of Troy Davis: What Does it Mean?

©2009 by Alice Walker

What does it mean to kill a human being in cold blood? What does this say about you, the murderer? If taking a life is wrong – the crime for which Georgia wishes to execute Troy Davis – who appears to be innocent – then it is wrong for the State of… Continue reading

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