With a joyful heart I leave thee, / to the next willing buyer taking you home. / For my journey with thee has come to an end, / an end I never thought possible. / / So, here we are today, / my soul crying, “no more”; / My mind nodding, “no longer”; and / my lips saying “no ways”. / Look at me, / I am not… sign in to read more »
I put them on for you, / for I had had enough of you. / Your belittling, demeaning and condescending heart / had torn mine into two - / hate and hate in abundance. / / My big girl panties / felt comfortable and fitting / even though I hadn't tried them on before. / It's as though mama sowed them for me… sign in to read more »
They are not dirty Klein Missus, / They are black, like the rest of my body. / My face, my legs and my breasts - that's black. / Not like you quipped the other day: / As black as sin; as black as a thief; as black as a killer. / Not like how your ancestors taught: / Black as night. / / These hands have… sign in to read more »
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