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minnesota’s wildfire burns

When you cannot govern
You are a leader
With no power

Write the law
On old paper
In dead language
So it is only offensive

Your citizens violate
Your officers arrest
My faith crashes

This pandemic impoverishes
Minnesota's wildfire burns
To enrich nobody
To birth a phoenix

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after George Floyd was killed i was in a back alley in lisbon, portugal. then a high street in edinburgh, scotland. finally at home in syracuse, usa. graffiti in the alley, polished artwork on the high street, in the windows of shops at home, Minnesota’s wildfire burns across the world.