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Sleeping with Myself

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I exist in a field of landmines, never quite sure when one will go off or why.

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The Color of Discipline

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The violence inflicted by black parents onto their children was born out of both love and a deep, abiding fear for that child’s ability to survive the American caste system that devalues black life.

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Hearse and Home: How Stephen King Saved My Girlhood

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Down the steps of the second-story apartment above the hearse garage and across the alley was the library.

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Unbound

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It’s always been ground glass, scraping against my insides. I imagine a light held to the place where I open would illuminate a mess of torn flesh, throbbing red-wet.

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