January 3, 2020
Julio Cesar Villegas
& the horse-archers watched as I tried to tame the wild.
calculations of sleepless steps bent on becoming imprint:
because to speak my verse is to decipher my movements,
and if the stray arrow orients itself to my binding of skin,
let the wound tear and flow with pages, stanzas, chapters,
remembering the libraries burned at the passing of elders.
I am more than a meek inheritance of ash and condo...
January 2, 2020
Bag groceries at the market down the road. Because your mom
says you need the money. Because you need the money. Paper
or plastic? Don’t mess this up. You know how Cheryl gets. Eggs
and bread on top, meat on its own. Carry them out. Hold them
from the bottom, thank them for shopping, wish them well on
their way. Ask for time off. Let your boss yell. Miss your
brother’s state championship. He...
December 6, 2019
The PdS Black Voices Series Presents: ADRIENNE OLIVER
January 22, 2019