did you read the whole essay or did you just share the meme?
are black women a sound bite or a body of text?
a complex corpus of thought
Sound bites are useful for moving words through time quickly.
They’re also indicative of how society doesn’t want a person to take up more space than predetermined
do you allot space for back women?
audre lorde died from breast cancer
gloria anzaldua died from diabetes related complications
I once heard cherrie moraga say to a packed audience that she rereleased this bridge
so $9k copies couldn’t sell on eBay
while the contributors wouldn’t see a dime
cause so many had crossed over from cancer