What Is The Colour Of Guilt? – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon


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"There comes a time when silence is betrayal."  Martin Luther King Jr.

What Is The Colour Of Guilt? We thought he had a gun, she was in the way, he walked towards me, she was similar to the picture, he was eratic, he was suspicious, she reached into her handbag he was filming me, she was unwell, he looked like a perp, he was known, he argued, the neighbour said, we didn't know it was a phone, he crashed his car, there was a phone call, O, it was a toy gun, He shot himself while handcuffed, he was running, he was asleep but he was armed, he was in the shop, He was high, she was arguing, there were drugs, he laughed, O, he was in his own yard, mistaken identity, he was helping police, he looked at me, he was mentally ill, she was homeless…

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