“I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.”
-Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
April 26, 2017
The Black Woman
I wouldn't be here without the black woman.
She carried me in her womb.
Sang songs of the sweetest taboo.
She showed me off before she could even see my face.
Told me everything will be okay.
She birthed me from heaven's passage.
To hold me like a jewe...
March 22, 2017
I don't love him
But I'm in love with the way his hands fit perfectly around my neck
Squeezing it tightly
I feel all the blood rushing to my face
I'm in love with the feeling
I'm in love with the marks
The rosey red marks he leaves on my sugar brown skin