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  For the Color of Cotton Picking Money!
by Sage Sweetwater
Thursday, July 20, 2006
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She brought in
a piece of paper
she wanted
enlarged,

slaves picking
cotton on
Confederate bills,

$10 bill issued by
Farmers & Exhange
Bank,

for the color of
cotton picking
money!

images of slavery
in Confederate
and Southern
currency,

these images are
a smoking gun,
direct evidence
slavery was a vital
Southern institution,

for the color
of cotton picking
money!

Jones commissioned
to do a painting of
the Charleston Slave
market,

this is a story I tell
that has never been
told here,

on display at the
African-American
museum and the
Black Holocaust
museum,

the basic theme
of black people
working, and they
are still working hard!

for the color
of cotton picking
money!

Jones painted several
versions of Caravaggio's
16th Century painting of
Christ being removed
from the cross, he gave
it to a Church, they took
it down, said, "we're a
black church, the people
in the painting are white!"

Jones did another copy,
sold it to a collector,
the slave money series
paintings sold for
$1,500 to $8,000,

for the color
of cotton picking
money! 


Copyright 2006 Sage Sweetwater, firebrand lesbian novelist

 




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Reviewed by Kate Burnside 7/21/2006
Brilliant poem of expose and revelation. The repetition is great cos it certainly brings it all home in a "and don't you forget it!" kinda way! You are a most illuminating and accessible Teacher, Sage... and thank you for the poem you left on my Restless write... I could smell your breath on it like the Mazuelo grape: yes, the Spanish senoritas are all "got it - flaunt it" and plum-ripe with attitude... unlike us more Nordic, cool, laid-back types!! :)) Ahhh... but the sad Euro is a great leveller.... I shall be investin in a mantilla meself shortly... LOL Kastanets Kate xx
Reviewed by Paul Williams 7/20/2006
Cotton picking brilliant sociohistorical piece Sage

Paul;-)
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 7/20/2006
For those down south who still argue that the 'war of Northern Aggression' ,as some call it, was over State's rights, this is a good reminder that the Civil War really was 'about slavery'!

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