poem: grace

The congregants
welcomed  a different
older
compassionate
young man
discussing Jesus
who sat among them
they, a spitting image of Jesus
black welcoming white
Mother Emmanuel
oddly
nervously
shuddering
unJesus

Denmark Vesey 

Daniel Simmons  Depayne Middleton-Doctor  Clementa Pinckney  Cynthia Hurd  Sharonda Coleman-Singleton  Tywanza Sanders  Susie Jackson  Myra Thompson  Ethel Lee Lance 

Martin 

Coretta Scott King




for an hour
before he

pulled his Glock
***
Tywanza Sanders, who stood in front of his 87 year old aunt and tried to talk the shooter down, shared a prophetic photograph on Facebook:

Tywanza Sanders added a new photo.

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