We have all been stabbed.
with each generation
we take the knife out of our backs
and plunge it into the backs of our children
calling it an inheritance,
WE HAVE ALL BEEN STABBED!
To remove the knife from your being and to remove it from, being
Is to become the only god with no victims
As we bleed,
and try to see all blood
within, and without
We shall embrace,
linked together by
what the man who would have been called
before this reckoning
spray-painted on abandoned buildings all over this decaying city;
WE HAVE ALL BEEN STABBED
WITH THE KNIVES OF OUR OWN CREATION
AND WE MUST HEAL TOGETHER
G Keller is a Pennsylvania based poet currently attending Vassar College. They are working on an illustrated chapbook titled "The best explanation I can offer" (due to release soon!).
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