Sunday, September 25, 2016

A day in Charlotte USA

A man sits in his car waiting to pick up his son.

Every day, a man sits in his car, waiting to pick up    

most of us do this, waiting for a son, a daughter,

a granddaughter

some days, he picks up his neighbor’s son, too.  She tells the story to




every day, the man has a book

listen  listen  listen

everybody who lives here

every day

likes him

father of 7

waits in his car

with a

every day,


takes a pill

One day,

cops look for somebody else.  This man, no 

suspect,   drives up

beside them





scream at him

guns drawn

force him out   

emerges slowly, hands in the air

His wife runs screaming towards them,

her camera…

walks back toward the car.  Slowly.

Don’t shoot him!  He has no weapon.  He 

has a TBI.  Don’t

A cop

You Better Not Have Fucking Killed Him

shoots him dead

A little boy comes

people demonstrate led by ministers.


Police in RiotGear

do not arrest the shooter

one of their own

the National Guard

Police do not release

the names

rifles in hand

the tape

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