Poets Corner: From by Nayyirah Waheed


what

massacre

happens to my son

between

him

living within my skin.

drinking my cells.

my water.

my organs.

and

his soft psyche turning cruel.

does he not remember

he

is half woman.

-from

Salt. Nayirrah Waheed


nayyirah waheed, elly smallwood, poem, painting, howl magazine new york, salt

Painting by Elly Smallwood

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