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Ode to Kent State | Poem


 
 
 
 

ODE TO KENT STATE
May 4, 1970
 

they came after him with guns

and he stuck a flower in their nozzle

they burned down his house 

and a friend gave him shelter

when they poisoned him to look 

like it was a heart attack

the last sentence he wrote was:

"don't forget to water the jasmine"
 

- Sam HIll

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