poetry

In Due Time

We asked: When will we be free? Massah responded by inflicting Wounds that shredded our backs. The first strike crackled loud enough to make the earth tremble. The next twelve paled in comparison. We no longer existed. In due time, we thought to console ourselves.   We asked: When will we be equal? They responded:… Continue reading In Due Time

Movies

Black Panther vs Society (non-review)

The burning question on my mind as I write this post is:¬†what is the difference between people dressing up for Harry Potter/Star Wars movies versus people doing the same for Black Panther? It is no secret that Marvel's Black Panther has been one of the most anticipated movies this year. There is a lot of… Continue reading Black Panther vs Society (non-review)

Books

“Annie John” by Jamaica Kincaid

For as long as I can remember I regarded Jamaica Kincaid as one of my favorite authors. However, I had the horrific realization that I couldn't remember any of her works; I couldn't associate a specific element of literature with her. All I knew for sure was her name sounded like poetry and she is… Continue reading “Annie John” by Jamaica Kincaid