Tag Archives: words

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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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: Unrequited Love

I learned the hard way that love is, More often than not, Unrequited. I learned that the harder I tried, The harder he denied Loving me in return meant happiness. Through the thick and thin parts: Work, sad hearts, . … Continue reading

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