“Let not these heroines go unseen”
“this is an inner struggle”
“Each curl mapping my past and identifying my tribe as Yael, she who is strong, who is powerful, she who will protect with life and death.”
“I’m from Rockville, Maryland, and Orlando, Florida,/Hamburger Helper and Sweet Brie cheese.”
“I imbibe knowledge and coffee and out came words/Flowing through my pen, not even gracing my mind”
How often do people use smiles as masks?
“I stood on the backs of airplanes.”
"I wonder/Is this America?"
“Our voices echo on the winds of time.”
Why does society tell women that if they are sexually assaulted, it's their fault and that they did something wrong to "deserve" it?
“He drew the stars with his eyes,/And with them, he mapped the syzygies”
“I didn’t realize I saw them as gods/’Til they fell”