Joseph Capehart – “I Write About the Black Boy” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“I write about the Black boy, because aren’t you still asking about his father? Don’t you still wanna know if he stole those cigarettes? Don’t you sleep better with a reason? Aren’t you still sleeping? Aren’t you still sleeping?”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Joseph Capehart, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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