The purpose of the poem is to give you a snapshot into how I see myself. I could have told you I see myself in every woman of the African Diaspora, but I decided to honor the names, the victories, the struggles and the relationship I have to the women listed below.
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Audre Lorde once stated that if you define yourself for yourself then you leave no room for other people’s interpretation of you.
My question is: why do people get to collectively comment on my body, my sex, my family, my choices, and my life circumstances?