Join writer Zaynab Ahmed for a journey through culture, belief, and romance in her poem, “Cherry Picking.”
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Meet Sacra, a Togolese man with dreams of making it in the American Heartland.
A bitter taste
an after taste
He wants me to swallow
He holds my mouth open with Popsicle sticks
Over and over he examines it
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I restore the spirit of me
At twelve a woman whispered in my ear and told me caterpillars don’t always become butterflies. It’s dependent upon their environment and food, sometimes they become moths. The first crime performed against me decided my fate.
For the first time, I read a poem of mine (written in real time at the workshop) for an audience. Love in courage, I share my piece:
How do you go home after working from home?
by Margery Hannah
I am only a person
tall and plain, tongue maimed long
ago when cow bells were ringing.
I was in love with those big
reminding me of me.