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Repurchase Your Deed

The bowel movement of Ms Liberty is Black His-story month. We're force fed information from tissue that she wiped from back to front. If you cringed, know that I did too... But knowing that my great, great, great, Great grandmother was traded for an ass, birthed a rebel with a cause. I'm engraving your name upon this axe that I'm using to sever the chains attached to your name. There will be no more date rape from a Master who loves you with a love less equivalent to an ass. I want you to know that our stock has risen and split. Martin Luther the dreamer became prophet when Obama inaugurated on the steps built by your fellow slave comrades. That's receiving retroactive pay, bills of total vindication, giving change back in mockery minted coins. They could not have foreseen as slaves that they were constructing the pedestal for a promised land, because their situation wasn't looking so promising. But in 2008 granny the Lord split the sea again. We are not second class citizens either, thanks to genetics, we annihilate anything that you mix us with... The proof is in our last names! I want you to strut in the afterlife with your head held high. The blood you have shed, it inked my pen to redeem your value. Your grandson came to repurchase your deed! You are a lady and you are freed from being sold by an animal for an animal.

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Date: 9/5/2022 12:02:00 PM
Such a powerful piece Keith! Especially love the last stanza. Hope you are well, have an awesome week ahead :)
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Keith Linton
Date: 9/6/2022 3:08:00 PM
Thank you! Everything is good. I don't have a complaint about anything. Enjoy your week also, and always appreciate your visit! Liefde
Date: 9/1/2022 2:04:00 PM
Dear I meant bully in hurrah for you it was an expression I learned in the latest true Grit movie that means well done. when the guy made the impossible shot the heroine called it a bully shot .It was a complement.I did understand the wrong done to your ancestor but it seemed to allude to more as well.Always be elated for truth.I have heard some difficult truths in my life and used it for growth even if I did not care for the one speaking it the value of truth is never altered.
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Date: 9/1/2022 10:12:00 AM
I read and reread Keith .In the eye of this observer all I can say is Bully for you.Though I am unsure what wrong you address I do not doubt for a second your conviction in this regard which came through clearly.Intriguing write.
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Keith Linton
Date: 9/1/2022 11:22:00 AM
Hello, and thanks for visiting. This was written with knowledge of knowing that someone in my family was traded for a mule during the enslavement of our people. So, if I'm the "Bully," what was the people involved with this degradation? I'm not sure if I'm disappointed or elated for truth!