mothers, poetry

We’ve Been Studied and Left Bloodied

  When we were enslaved they studied us. Tested us, looked at our genes, culture, and power, And then they stripped us of our ancestry and self-love; When we got our freedom,  again, they studied us at how we managed it, So they encased us and separated them from us With lynchings and segregation White… Continue reading We’ve Been Studied and Left Bloodied

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Being Strong In Broken Places

Being Strong in Broken Places Sometimes I get tired of being strong. I get to the point where I break mentally and emotionally but outside I remain “strong” because as a Christian you are told to be “strong, hold on, God will come through.”  But I had days where I couldn't look at my son without… Continue reading Being Strong In Broken Places