boston

what it must
be like to be
inside the mind
of a runner
who survived
unscathed today

relief
at being
fast enough
or slow enough
to be lucky

horror
at everything

how close
did you come
to being
collateral
damage

of a statement
someone tried
to make on
patriot’s day?

here come
the fingers
pointing to
“terrorists”

no matter
how many times
a white man
has been responsible
for a domestic act
of senseless violence

it is those
with brown skin
and dark hair
who will feel
the brunt
of “random”
security searches
suspicious eyes
and closed minds

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