We knew, this thing at least we knew, – the worth Of life: this was our secret learned at birth. We knew that Force the world has deified, How weak it is. We spoke not, so men died. Upon a world down-trampled, blood-defiled, Fearing that men should praise us less, we smiled. We knew the […]
Certain women. And some young boys.
/ Women with some uncertainties
/ but something they knew about
/ that made them need to say something.
/ Two of…
we stand together, each one a Spartaca / no longer silent or alone: each voice stronger, / massing, alive, a…
My sisters, the time has come
/ to let your hair grow long and wild and grey,
/ to cast away the heated rollers…
/ easy to…
Who can gauge our range or pace? Every woman, / a signal tower, an illusion, a ship bearing dead ahead.
Nothing Massa like / like more slave pickney / to grow into big slave / to serve slavery.
I like seeing nurse frieda knitting
/ as I like watching my wife knitting
/ as I liked watching my mother knitting
/ though she was…
/ she wants to strip the willow
/ she desires the keys
Dressing yourself, you have found leopard-print tights
/ can be made to match a tiger-print top and ruby slippers,
/ absolutely flat; that you…
All our lives, in every city,
/ out of every landscape
/ the waters of the Alhambra
/ have been murmuring to us.
/ From fountains, from…