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.
Author: Annika Leonard
I am Annika
Audre Lorde once stated that if you define yourself for yourself then you leave no room for other people’s interpretation of you.