with a cast iron horse rocking rhythmic
dodging the drizzle of cold salty drops
the little ones will recall later
this is the very moment
with contrived sophistication
to destroy the rest of their lives.
Kobina Wright, author of, “Say It! Say Gen-o-cide!!” about the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, also co-authored “A Crime And A Simplification Of Something Sublime,” and in 2010 wrote a volume of nuler poetry titled, “50.” In 2012 her poem “Done Drove Me Crazy” was featured in Mainstreet Rag. Her art has recently been featured in Boxcar Poetry Review.
Artwork: Burning Soul, by Hashim Ali