South Carolina June 17, 2015

         --Mourning the loss of those at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

What kind of hate
born from what possible womb of fear
could sit seething for an hour
in the company of such loving souls
and not be swayed from its murderous mission?

May we find the strength to turn this bloody tide... may we face our fears, embrace our differences, and see our way to love one another.

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