July 12, 2017

She is not here merely to entertain.

Your's, to ravenously devour

chew up and spit back 

down to the ground, 

from where you hoisted her

back-broken, beaten and bloodied.

Her shoulders weren’t fashioned for you to ride up-on.

Bit in mouth, being led about 

as if...

February 20, 2017

The violence that is enacted against black bodies by whiteness is deeply and perpetually rooted in fear. That fear, in turn, is performed in physically, emotionally and psychologically brutal acts that aim to preserve a false sense of superiority rooted in the need for...

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I miss thunderstorms 

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