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Letters to my Future Daughter #8

You may be the young black woman someone will sit accross one morning,
With glassy eyes that encapsulate a matrimony of trepidation and ambience,
Poignant in your posture as you suppress early morning disdain for Caucasian borgeousie privilege. 67 more words

Little Known Black History Fact: Rita Dove

Poet, author, and educator Rita Dove is the nation’s first Black United States Poet Laureate, although some historians would give that distinction to Robert Hayden. 254 more words

Tom Joyner

Little Known Black History Fact: Rita Dove

Poet, author, and educator Rita Dove is the nation’s first Black United States Poet Laureate, although some historians would give that distinction to Robert Hayden. 254 more words

TJMS

Little Known Black History Fact: Rita Dove

Poet, author, and educator Rita Dove is the nation’s first Black United States Poet Laureate, although some historians would give that distinction to Robert Hayden. 253 more words

Tom Joyner

Little Known Black History Fact: Rita Dove

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Poet, author, and educator Rita Dove is the nation’s first Black United States Poet Laureate, although some historians would give that distinction to Robert Hayden. 265 more words

Originals

THE MIRROR

Sitting in my cell
facing this mirror
starring through the window
of my soul.
This scene couldn’t be any clearer
I’ve been hurt and let down… 131 more words

Poetry

With love like this...

Trolling through Instagram I found a poem that touched me so deeply, I could only hope and pray for a love like this…

Lgbt