Anita Jefferies – “The Tree Fell”

Filmed by SlamFind

“When they ask, ‘So, what’s your ethnicity?’ Say, uprooted. Say the tree fell a long time ago. Everyone pretended not to hear it.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Anita Jefferies, filmed by SlamFind

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