sankofa

possessively he grabs my wrist Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi i am not alarmed he refers to it often Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi ‘you see this?!’ he is shouting Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi his uncle stands in the doorway smiling down at him Se…

proud to be a maryann

the great debate heard in locker rooms on park benches water coolers bus rides to amusement parks and the back seats of surburbans maryann or ginger; sure ginger is hot she moves like jazz and somehow took enough hair spray on a three hour tour to last 3 years into a shipwreck; everybody wants to bed or be ginger with the auburn hair and legs that go into next…