the first birthday after a loved one dies is a particular kind of strange. i lost so many people this year, none of them expected, each one devastating in a […]

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black boys

black boys should be allowed to lose their minds   to make everyone uncomfortable carving out a place to stand   alive in spite of what happened to their mothers […]

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i’m trying

i’m trying to stay here trying to keep one root in the dirt spread wide listening for an echo of the ones i loved   i’m trying to stay here on […]

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