From Empire: Leftover Triolet, with Stray Dogs

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Sing, mutts and creatures bred by colonizing histories—
Sing, women ravaged on riverbanks, left for dead in alley-ways—
Sing, children scavenging in city sewers amid debris—
Sing, mutts and creatures bred by colonizing histories—
Sing in the open, burn the old signs; reinstate stories
unsung, whitewashed, glossed over, banished by lies or stays.
Sing, mutts and creatures bred by colonizing histories—
Sing, women ravaged on riverbanks, left for dead in alley-ways.

 

In response to Via Negativa: Imperial Official.

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