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Shirley Jones-Luke

White Knives, Blue Tears, & Red Whips

White Knives, Blue Tears, & Red Whips 4032 1824 Shirley Jones-Luke

The whips fed on the blood of my forefather’s backs. Soaked it up like needed sustenance, leaving the drops for the soil We cried into the sea, bodies floating there…

Urban Boys & the Blues

Urban Boys & the Blues 4013 3010 Shirley Jones-Luke

No, they are not all-American boys, but black & brown shadows, shaping their futures, wishing for magic No, they are not powerless, not broken by an unjust society, making them…