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An ambulance driving through a city at dusk.

The Sacrifice

By Kristal Peace (This poem contains domestic abuse.) My mother holdsMy hand as we navigateThe city’s streets during rush hour,The song of sirens escorting us home.She holds the grocery bagThat yanks her toward dinner. She holdsThe sharp words my fatherFlings at her when she thinksThe day is going well. She…

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Posts Tagged Spoken Word Performance

Knock, Knock

Award-winning actor, singer, writer and composer Daniel Beaty performs a powerful rendition of “Knock, Knock” on Def Poetry Jam. Visit his website to learn about Beaty’s work, awards and tour schedule.

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