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100 Degrees

I couldn’t bend my knee 100 degrees today at Therapy It’s been a month since surgery and I still can’t get it to bend 10 more degrees. 10 More Degrees 10 More Degrees and the trajectory of that officer’s trigger finger could have saved a black life not extinguished one 10 more Degrees and in 85 years the sun will burn away all the remaining residue of a disease called The Human Race from the face of the Earth 10 More Degrees given to the right students who don’t have citizenship could change the white face of America 10 more degrees and it’s already gonna be one of the hottest summers for ICE to melt away any existence of hispanic and latino families Just like the conquistadors and Christopher Columbus did 10 More Degrees of 1st Degree murder and it’s not just white people taking away black lives because out of millions of people 8 were adult men and 1 of them was a child and all the rest watched silently 10 More Degrees to your left and you’ll see what was once the encampment that killed thousands of innocent children who did nothing wrong but were born mexican 10 more Degrees and could be able to walk without crutches freely But I’m grateful I lost that ability because it gave me the opportunity to drop out of college and fulfill my dreams of performing poetry 10 more degrees forward toward my future and I will shake the ignorant awake because POC LIVES DO MATTER, THE WORLD IS OBLITERATING ITSELF, GENOCIDE IS HAPPENING RIGHT IN FRONT OF US AND ALL ANYONE IS WORRIED ABOUT IS Melania Trumps ing jacket and why Kanye Omari West is best friends with a monster who IS NOT MY PRESIDENT

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Date: 10/7/2018 7:06:00 AM
This is an amazing write. Well expressed emotions Sofia.
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Date: 8/1/2018 1:06:00 PM
Wow! I am thinking dropping out of college put you on the amazingly right track, Sofia. Welcome to Poetry Soup! It is as if you spilled your heart and soul on the paper, and it is amazing!
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