Coughs

I shit myself when I gave birth to my heart.

They didn’t prep me for that.

 

Hurry, fetch that flag and wrap your hairdresser in it.

Violence begets vioLence.

I can suck the marrow from y’all, if you let me.

 

You’ll be back after these messages.

Just give us that extra bandwidth, no strings attached?

 

The revolution.

An unrequited love. 

 

my ASS

Human rights for whom? Check your local listings, it aint us.

Discomfort in this skin. Why not?

 

Eat the rainbow.

Happily Ever After my ASS.

 

Big beautiful house. Check.

A real job. Check.

A real family. Check

A really real Dad. Triple check.

Normal. Check?

 

Who defined normal? My normal? 

Nor Mal.

Normalcy. 

Malady.

 

 

Your God.

Gawd damn.

That Girl

Eat. My. Ass. Flick it with your tongue.

Now swallow this shit.

 

Papa

Man

O heavenly father.

 

I’ve seen a man walk with Jesus.

It broke his back.

O papa.

 

Fuck Blue no matter who. And fuck you too.

 

World Wide. 

Open your eyes.

 

Have they made you mad enough to hurt my child? 

You are, they hurt her child and you turned a blind eye.

 

Her.

She.

Me.

We.

 

I’m tired. Screaming into the ether. No one cares. She doesn’t, do you?

I do.

 

Words. Softly spoken. Appropriate. Lady like. 

Demure. Eyes cast downward.

You miss the ball.

 

Hymen. Flesh easily torn.

Man. Flesh easily worn.

 

Death is the ultimate escape.

Pound of flesh.

An eye for a hymen?

 

Be a good woman.

 

A heart of kinetic sand.

Fuck me.

Please.

Fuck you.

Profane.

Profanity.

 

Satan dances on these lips.

Want a taste?

 

Blasphemous. 

Obscene.

Idolatry.

Sacrilege.

Impiety. 

 

Reverence for these lips.

Which lips?

 

Seen but not heard.

Blind eye.

Blind as a bat.

Will only see in the dark.

 

Shine a light?

Sorry I forgot the disconnect notice.

 

Tired, from the trailer hitched to my heel.

Can’t wash that smell off.

Helluva stain. 

 

Wearing my best grease stained white.

aMen.

Divided we fall.

Asses Follow

We can’t be free till WE are all free.

 

Feel me breathe.

 

They like it.

Tell it like it is.

They voted for it.

 

Clit.

Magically delicious.

Plum to my peach.

 

Deep throat that dog whistle.

Electoral college.

 

Mothers wailing at the foot of a tree in 2018.

Say his name.

Danye Jones.

 

Privilege.

Super white.

Super fly.

 

Pelosi.

Gonna work with it.

And marching for Mueller.

 

Brown babies in cages.

Black babies being murdered.

 

Willful ignorance.

Choice.

When does it matter?

 

Our streets.

 

Choice

Lickety slit, Betty Fucking Crocker.

Perpetual motion.

 

God in your heart, home and pussy.

Can’t say vagina.

Yet, you wear my uterus for your Sunday best.

 

It’s ok, whites don’t kill whites.

And americans don’t kill babies.

 

Slippery dick.

You can’t finger this.

 

Toe tappin, fucker.

Police a bathroom stall.

 

Arm our teachers with guns.

Make us comfortable with school to prison pipeline.

 

You’re free to worship without fear evangelicals.

You got your jesus in white hair.

 

Sadist, look at you smile.

 

Gave 2 away at birth.

1 abortion.

2 I kept as my own.

Choice.

My choice.

 

I am capable.

Don’t tell me I can’t.

I knew when to cradle life in these hips.

When to cradle in my arms.

 

Vote.

Because your pussy depends on it.

For our daughters.

 

My granddaughters.

Olivia

Daughter of

Haley Michelle

7/21/89

 

Audrey

Daughter of

Hannah Nicole

6/9/92