Truth’s Burden

Truth’s Burden 

Dear heart in knots
tangled in a web 
of truth’s burden
i will not grieve 
the messenger 
because his tears
will rage war 
against what is destined.
(c) Kiana Davis 2013

Inspired by Millie!

Published by Poet Kiana Davis

Kiana Davis was born and raised in Richmond, California. She began writing poetry at the age of 12 to grapple with growing up in a low income community and to help her develop her identity as a young black girl in America. For the past 10 years, she has worked as an educator teaching at-risk youth in Washington State.

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