Tag Archives: WOC

Lessons on Lemonade: Why Are You Afraid of Love?

My essay on inter-generational trauma, emotional labor and femininity/masculinity, and other themes that came up for me after watching BeyoncĂ©’s Lemonade, went live on The Establishment yesterday. This is my first paid piece and I’m very proud of it 😉 … Continue reading

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Longer Around

I’m rounded and warm on the table
a solid bowl for you
in the wake of your flesh leak, I think mostly of your eyes
the outline of the space between your give and my bite
or the shadow that follows the shape of you, when you’re facing me
now I am out and over, with a spoon
ready to be slapped or served to you Continue reading

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As/Us Issue 5

It just occurred to me that I never posted this! Just in time for my birthday in December, my poem and the audio version of my poem, Firehouse, was published in As/Us! I’m honored to be featured alongside several amazing … Continue reading

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Halves

What is white that fits in Black and white halves and Black smash? I bet his hands would hold the stretch I bet my body would shake, if pressed I was full of sex and honesty full of him and … Continue reading

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Dear you (who I haven’t met yet)

I know we may come from different places
but you’ll always be honest with me
Put your all out on the table and
fuck me with your vulnerability Continue reading

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Cracked

I was sure your taste on my gums had evaporated but I found you awake in my hands sliding down my wrists like a messy egg yolk stopping first between my palms then between my thighs so I tried to … Continue reading

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Upon Going Home (review of The Messiah Complex)

My review of the play, The Messiah Complex; about the intersections of Blackness, queerness, gender identity and addiction is now live on Autostraddle! http://www.autostraddle.com/upon-going-home-review-of-the-messiah-complex-239760/

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