Dancing in the Twilight

When darkness is around, When the world is quiet I slip them on   I spring from my bed I am free for a moment I have to be on my feet   The rhythm starts The melody plays Before I know it my hips sway   My head bobs along My arms flail about …

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Not Alone

In this place in this world Sitting alone in a purple room Hate coming from all angles   In the eyes of others, It is wrong to be Black They don’t want my Blackness   In the eyes of others It is wrong to be a woman They don’t want my femininity   But in …

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