Poison me to find your antidote,Poison me to find the parts of yourself That you broke inside of meWhen you taught me to heal by hurting.Silk words slung by an executioner,A throat roped with pearls, Glistening like wet pimple,Sharper than the blade that cut it,Sharper than the men who slit my lips. Into a Barbie […]

Poems from her Moon Cycles collection

Cave Fingers swirling like water to a sinkhole Halima touches the swell, Whirlpools darkening at her navel, She waits As her husband Takes his fill, Syruping her fever, Roping her hair into necklaces, knuckled glass, chuckling, a phantom pain packing insanity and laughter and windows clear enough to look through.        Pause that […]