Now like then this shimmer/that surrounds the body,/keeping it apart...– jaime shearn coan
justkindoffloating: Fall upwards.
Don’t name me the blessing that saves you from alone– — Kim Noriega (from 1960, Just Married, Three Months Pregnant)
In Toni Morrison’s head “White girls die first. Which means I’m...– yona harvey
every tourist is a native somewhere– jamaica kincaid
…as a Black poet and writer, I hate words that cancel my name and my...– June Jordan
let the happy be…let us find peace in the settling of our untidy things.
Genuine love is rarely an emotional space where needs are instantly gratified....– bell hooks
An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times.– nina simone
No black woman writer in this culture can write “too much”. Indeed,...– bell hooks
Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the...– June Jordan
Loves music. Loves dance. Loves the moon. Loves the Spirit. Loves love and food and roundness. Loves struggle. Loves the Folk. Loves herself. Regardless. — Alice Walker
Everything want to be loved. Us sing and dance and holler, just trying to be...– Alice Walker
#note to self: “I am an expression of the divine, just like a peach is, just...– alice walker