alternate names for black girls

this poem was published on bucultureshock.com on December 24, 2014

  1. shadow shrouded truth
  2. heavy of heart, light of soul
  3. ass and titties
  4. ill remembered omen
  5. incomplete thought
  6. bearer of culture
  7. creator of spawn
  8. sneaking suspicion
  9. collateral damage
  10. hoarder of stories and starlight
  11. not enough
  12. girlfriend/mother of
  13. sometimes gone, always forgotten
  14. a father’s salvation
  15. goddess of the mourning
  16. womb of civilization

written in response to Danez Smith’s “alternate names for black boys

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