MLK Jr.

MLK Jr. – a poem

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Racial humiliation breaks a young child,

Culturing gloom in the darkness.

Whipped by his father,

Deep-seated depression rose:

Only amplified by intellect and wisdom.

Out of attempted suicide,

Was born a spiritually moral pastor,

A human with a simple dream.

That little girls and little boys

Would hold hands. Together.

From the back of the bus

To the front of a crusade.

His voice may have been silenced,

But his vision lives ever in his wake.

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