To the unnamed black female high school student at Spring Valley High School who was violently assaulted by Deputy Ben Fields for refusing to get up and leave after being written up for not putting away her phone. Columbia, South Carolina. October 26, 2015.
i just want to saySitting at your deskyou wanted to use your phoneteacher said nobut you didn't listenyour parents didn't teach you rightso I taught you a lessonabout learningwhile blackForgive mefor teaching you the back flipin math classI should have dragged you down to the gym firstpoem by rob g
This is a false apology poem in the style of William Carlos Williams.