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Black Girl

Exquisite beyond wonder, woman
layers peeled back like sheets on a 100 degree night
heavy with discomfort and wet
from tears and my hearts breaking

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I Finish Where Jesmyn Ward Left Off

By AG After Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward I’ve once read a book and Jesmyn Ward said majority of black kids drop-out I kind of see what she’s talking about Going to…

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Book Club

By CL Thank you all for inviting me to a vast new world Where one is limited only by a lack of imagination A place where countless adventures unfurl On…

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Dear Mom

By HW I have to bring it up, remember what you told me? You said, “Son go outside and play,” And when I got scraped up you said, “everything would…

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I Am Thankful For

By K. I am thankful for music As this is the calming I need each day I am thankful for literature As it provides a temporary escape from reality I…

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