When Fannie Lou Hamer said

I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired
……..She meant
……………..No more turned cheek
……………..No more patience for the obstruction
……………..of black woman’s right to vote
……………..& plant & feed her family
……..She meant
……………..Equality will cost you your luxurious life
……………..If a Black woman can’t vote
……………..If a brown baby can’t be fed
……………..If we all don’t have the same opportunity America promised
……..She meant
……………..Ain’t no mountain boulder enough
……………..to wan off a determined woman
……..She meant
……………..Here
……..Look at my hands
……………..Each palm holds a history
……………..of the 16 shots that chased me
……………..harm free from a plantation shack
……..Look at my…

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