Short stories/Poetry

Africa in Your Veins

“Why can’t you accept me for who I am?” I said to Nana. “Africa may be my origin but She is not me. Africa birthed me, America raised me; It’s not about where I come from, It’s where I’m at.” Nana answered, fire in her eyes, “But child, You got Africa in your veins, Let […]

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In My Head, Short stories/Poetry

Whimsical Nonsense

People dancing on the sidewalk in a rain storm and the car breaking down under the trees. The brakes don’t work and the cow won’t shut up. Nothing’s on TV but watching it anyway. The sounds of the water in the fish tank putting me to sleep. The room is not dark, but dimly lit […]

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