Melanin Judgments #poetry #protests

Melanin Judgements by Alejandro N. Marrero 5/31/2020 The world is sick and on fire as we watch the cries of victims of so many injusticesThe anger, sadness has been building up for eons and spills on to our streets opposing corrupt political ignorancesWhy did the amount of melanin in our skin allow those with less…

Resist Red Hatred #poetry

Resist Red Hatred by Alejandro N. Marrero 2/13/2020 These streets have memoriesI’m not a stranger to it’s tragediesI was that Lgbt homeless youthBeaten and left behind with more than a bruiseStop your ignorant right wing excusesWe all know what you continually do to usWe’d be more whole if it wasn’t for youYou’re a liar this…

The Land of the Slave

Poem written in 2015 by Alejandro N. Marrero Land of the Slave by Alejandro N. Marrero Our minds are dusty shelves of sorts. Not the kind you find in Ikea or Target. Of course some assembly is required. Forget local artisans these days. That organic hippy stuff you’re trained to fear. Don’t be afraid. Its…