Poetry Callout: Write A Poem For Ahmaud Arbery -

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Eryngium

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The death of Ahmaud Arbery — a 25-year-old unarmed black man who was shot and killed in February while out jogging in Glynn County, Ga. — has sparked a national outcry.

There's been heartbreak and outrage since a video, which appeared to capture Arbery's Feb. 23 death surfaced; two white men have been arrested and charged with his murder. People are trying to make sense of what happened, how it happened and why it happened. NPR's resident poet Kwame Alexander and Morning Edition's Rachel Martin suggest trying through poetry.

"Like most human beings, I find myself drowning in anger, anxiety, fear and still more anger," Alexander said. "And as an American, I see the murder of African American boys as a disease that America cannot seem to cure."

Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho Brown also reflected on the news surrounding Arbery's death in his poem, "Bullet Points."

Join in by sharing a poem that helps shine a light on what's been going on in our country, that helps push us towards change and explores what's to come: chaos or community.

Alexander will then create a crowdsourced poem using lines from submissions. He and Martin will read it on air, and NPR will publish it online, where contributors will be credited.
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DumbDude42

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>dude puts a shotgun in your face and tells you to freeze
>punch him and try to wrestle the gun from him
>get shot and die
dude acted like a exceptional individual tbh, like what the fuck did he think was gonna happen at that point?

that doesn't make what happened to him ok though. those guys who held him at gunpoint better come up with a good fucking reason for doing that, otherwise they deserve to get locked up for the rest of their lives, maybe even executed if that's on the table in this state
 

Eryngium

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>dude puts a shotgun in your face and tells you to freeze
>punch him and try to wrestle the gun from him
>get shot and die
dude acted like an exceptional individual tbh, like what the fuck did he think was gonna happen at that point?

that doesn't make what happened to him ok though. those guys who held him at gunpoint better come up with a good fucking reason for doing that, otherwise they deserve to get locked up for the rest of their lives, maybe even executed if that's on the table in this state
Did you read the DA’s write up lol
 

Tim Buckley

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A cracker spotted him in the construction site. Sheeiiit...
The nignog is cornered
Even a gangsta breaks with a faceful of lead
He attacks regardless
 

DumbDude42

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Did you read the DA’s write up lol
now i did, thanks for posting that. it doesn't change much about my opinion though.
the important part is this:
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i can't tell if the guys actually had good reason to believe that the black guy had just robbed some place nearby. if that's what happened, then yeah, they're all clear. but i don't know that's actually the case.
 

Eryngium

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now i did, thanks for posting that. it doesn't change much about my opinion though.
the important part is this:
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was an actual burglary committed? did the guys actually have good reason to believe he had just robbed some place? that's what i'm not convinced about.
There’s security footage of him trespassing in a construction site, rummaging around minutes before being shot lol and their defense is literally

In the instance of the young man on December 17 entering the property, who, like Arbery, is black, the lawyer said, "It now appears that this young man may have been coming onto the property for water."
Even if that BS is 100% true it’s still probable cause.
 

DumbDude42

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There’s security footage of him trespassing in a construction site, rummaging around minutes before being shot lol and their defense is literally


Even if that’s BS is 100% true it’s still probable cause.
does walking on some construction site constitute burglary though? sounds like trespassing at best, which probably isn't a serious enough offense to warrant a citizens arrest.

the "looking for water" excuse is laughable nonsense though, youre right about that one
 

Eryngium

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does walking on some construction site constitute burglary though? sounds like trespassing at best, which probably isn't a serious enough offense to warrant a citizens arrest.
Its not going to look good for the Arbery’s defense in court, I know that much.
 

SiccDicc

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does walking on some construction site constitute burglary though? sounds like trespassing at best, which probably isn't a serious enough offense to warrant a citizens arrest.

the "looking for water" excuse is laughable nonsense though, youre right about that one
Depends if the hammer came from the site in question.
 

Banditotron

What's the ugliest part of your body?
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A redneck will always kill a nigger will always steal from a redneck will always kill a nigger will always steal from a redneck will always kill a nigger will always steal from a redneck will always kill a nigger will always steal from a redneck will always kill a nigger will always steal from a redneck will always kill a nigger
 

Niggaplease

are you dumb stupid or dumb?
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black vs. white
what a tireding sight.
another life snuffed away.
what stupid price to pay.
now the media will say.
what is hatred anyway?
black vs white.
such a tireding sight.
little did they know
stupidity comes in all types of stripes.
be it black or white.
it's a coat of many furs, yet ire still burns.
yet the wheel turns.
yet the wheel still turns.
 
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