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loving haiti from afar

your heart is turned inward
back into the shell
that used to hold
its beat
same beat
that reminds you of home


where they made you skin so thick
and strong
when the earth shook you
it didn't break

but your heart did

for the children snatched from
your fingertips
the buttered kisses of hope
you gave them daily
the men and women
who look towards you for answers

but you are just broken bones
hung on a broken soul

voodoo child you brought
this on yourself
they say
with their bibles turned upside
they don't read them right

know this haiti
there is still enough love from the
rest of us
there is still enough God in the rest
of us

hold on
we are coming for you