‘BLACK AMERICAN’ – with audio

“Black American” © Khalilah Yasmin 2016 They will tell me to my face that I’ve transcended race when my version of Black is accepted, Yet I’m angry, belligerent, and threatening when my skin color is why I’m rejected. When you tell me that you don’t see my color, and call me the ‘Brown version’ of […]

Seven Hundred and Fourteen

It’s been seven hundred and fourteen days since you went away. Delusional believing I hide it well, yet think about you every. day.   It’s been seven hundred and forty days since I last held you close. Some days I think I’m going crazy…. And can feel your ghost.   Beside me… as I write […]