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Exchange

He is dark. His hair is nappy. His stature is tall. And I love the way he calls me “baby.” That is fact. Never have I actively courted a man a day in my life. I’ve always been the one … Continue reading

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1-30 |Bloodletting|

It’s time to bleed again. Time to turn pain into pleasure Confusion into peace Respite, release from the demons whispering “you’re better off deceased.” I know there are years inside of you. Years that melted together making it impossible to … Continue reading

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The Love Series: Him

I love you, for my Brain and heart says so. There is no other place than I’d rather be than in your presence- You are my blessing. You are my King. You are my Guyanese love thing. My frustrations, My … Continue reading

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Black Woman Mantra

Say it with me one time Say it with me two times. Make it three times, dark child: I am Black woman strong singing my freedom song I am night turned into day I am whatever I say And I … Continue reading

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Last Love

This is for yes, This is for no, This is for holding on to hope when you had nowhere else to go. This is for sunshine, This is for rain, For the time he said “I love you” And that … Continue reading

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give me the lay of the land. where does it sting where does it cease where does it hurt so much that it pleases let me touch your world. let me moan our body sex anthem let’s get gone let’s … Continue reading

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“Nate the Great”

You booger picking child You son of a twin You nephew of the same, he My Mister #2 My: Loud talking fellow Ride or die protector My handsome Young King You sweet little boy. You soft comfy teddy bear You, … Continue reading

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