for the black men who don’t love black women because she’s angry maybe because her footsteps are a sin and her breath is a crime. she can’t express without a dagger thrown her direction and here you come telling her to smile and she has to decide if she wants to be brazen or be […]Read more "not bitter, just black"
too small too tall too loud too proud too narrow too wide too polite too uninviting too stiff too rhythmic too aggressive too passive too mysterious too open too dark too light too humorous too serious too bitter too sweet too calm too quiet too oblivious too aware too smart too ugly too fine too […]Read more "it’s always something with these black women"
He dances around love wearing a life vest. And no, its not a sweet, sensual Samba, but rather a cautious, calculated Waltz. Careful to only get his feet wet. Just enough to cool the heat and suppress his desire for/fear of companionship. Never letting love lap at his knees, you know, ’cause they might get […]Read more "(Fear of) Drowning: a Free-Verse Poem"