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We cry
we ache bleed and pain
we smile and laugh
we try again
again again
we lose
we try
we cry
again
we pain

we lose
again
we try again
we bleed
we laugh
we try and laugh
away
we ache
the hate
we cannot
understand.

‘Year of the Black Child’ by Kevin Gilbert, 1978. Courtesy of Eleanor Williams-Gilbert