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Like an active volcano that erupts every 50 years,

there is a movement that unites a generation.

A protest, a revolution, a fire from the people.

The people hot with anger who are waiting for freedom.


The people try to conceal a festering rage

that explodes in the night as they flee from grenades.

Cities on fire, blood in a prison cage.

A massacre of justice in this time and age.


As we fight for human rights through the thickness of smoke,

we can see the remains and a promise of hope.

Just like a volcano that erupts every 50 years,

how will you be remembered when the smoke clears?

~ Xi’an Glynn, poem titled Volcanoes

Excerpt from our author Xi’an Glynn and her book Black and Blue: My Experience with Race and Relationships 
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