I feel like a butterfly . . . trapped in a mayonnaise jar . . . four to six holes in the lid . . . ~0~ rays of sun sweating . . . down clear plastic walls . . . that use to be glass . . . my favorite color . . .… Read More Butterfly
I watch history unfold across the screen. Tears swell in my eyes before staining my cheeks. On this day, we celebrate the memory of our great Martin Luther King. His march and I have a dream speech. Do we hear the sounds of freedom ring? America salutes our two term black commander ……and …..chief. Have… Read More Do we hear the sounds of freedom ring?
They wanted to disfigure me because I had the attention of the boys. I wished I was dark skin and ugly. I wanted buck teeth, glasses and nappy hair. I wanted to fit in. You see I didn’t see myself as being blessed. I thought I was cursed. I was pretty, I was sweet and… Read More A Beautiful Seasoned Woman
Concrete washed in blood mother’s crying, son’s dying where is the compassion? 8/2012 Evil worshipers the humanitarians will claim victory. 8/2012