Editor’s note: This poem is part of our #SpreadTheWord poem of the week series, featuring work by Chicago artists based on Injustice Watch reporting. The poem was inspired by our co-published article with The Triibe, ‘Analysis: Black Chicago youth are disenchanted by 2020 election options, but hope for a progressive future’. For more poetry in this series, click here.
We’re all in this together
we’re all in this together
we’re all not in this together
we’re not in this together…
we will surely
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A Whittenberg is a Philadelphia native who has a global perspective. If she weren’t an author, she’d be a private detective or a jazz singer. She loves reading about history and true crime. Her written novels include “Sweet Thang”, “Hollywood and Maine”, “Life is Fine”, “Tutored and The Sane Asylum”.