Poem: "You're Dead, America" By Danez Smith
"you’re dead, America / & where you died / grew something worse"
Poem: "It Doesn't Feel Like A Time To Write" By Danez Smith
A new poem for BuzzFeed READER.
"Not An Elegy For Mike Brown": Two Poems For Ferguson
Poet Danez Smith's "Not An Elegy For Mike Brown" and "Alternate Names for Black Boys." Republished with permission.