Tag Archives: Poetry

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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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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Freedom rings, Or does it knock? Am I deaf? Or is my hearing blocked by what I am, and what I am not?

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The Love Series: Cumming and Going

For years he came and I went. Last week we switched roles. I haven’t seen him since.

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The Love Series: Stay

Tonight I wanna cross the lines I wanna stand next to Darren Wilson and dare him to take another life I wanna let my hair down so the wind can pass through Come here Let me say I love you … Continue reading

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