Day 19: Poem-a-Day

Prompt: Pick a color as the title of your poem, then write your poem

“Maroon”

Blood and earth
Stolen
They came  dark, bare, and brilliant
Toil and dirt
They harvested cotton, sugar, and pain
Black, our ancestors
Hanging from trees, buried in graves
in the very ground they worked
Maroon are our memories of
Blood and earth

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