I remember an old peckerwood saying
all black men wanted to do was
fuck white women and listen to
shitty music on the radio. I thought
he was prejudice’. Perhaps I thought
I wasn’t. The worst thing I could call myself
was a racist. How small-minded and provincial was that?
We’re all liberals here. All progressive. A Bernie Sanders poster.
An Obama poster in our front yard in Parker, Florida.
Well—who was president?