He Feared For His Safety

He feared for his safety:
Feared it wouldn’t release
Fast enough to shoot the
Fleeing Black man in the

Former forklift driver/warehouse worker/janitor, Raymond Nat Turner is a NYC poet; BAR's Poet-in-Residence; and founder/co-leader of the jazz-poetry ensemble UpSurge!NYC. Read other articles by Raymond Nat, or visit Raymond Nat's website.