CHANNILLO

What They Said When Io Ran
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What They Said When Io Ran

 

Words liberate

Poetry heals

 

The sages of the ages passed

Tried their best to lock away

The knowledge of what words can do

They should not keep them from you

 

They will try to chain you with meter

And clip your wings with rhyme

Say that you are not good enough

Because you cannot write like them

Because your iambs are trochees and your lines stumble on broken feet-

 

But they do not see

That you are writing a new song

They do not see

That a new language is required

To tell the world of how you were

Beaten

Broken

Erased

Desired...

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