29 Days of Beautiful

During the month of February, I posted poems every day written by queer black writers of color. In addition, I coupled these pieces with visual works by 29 different queer black artist.  This project was created to represent the wonderful works of the black queer community. It is also to educate all those who believe that queer … More 29 Days of Beautiful

Between Heaven and the Most Southern Place on Earth by Aricka Foreman

  for William Foreman Sr. and Emmett Till I watch my grandfather’s morning fingers slip each button in then out slotted cotton, sleeves starched to gleam. Effortless magnolia of a man swaying throughout the house, limbs bending to his own wind, pooling cologne into his palms, blessing the edges of jaw, arch of neck, having … More Between Heaven and the Most Southern Place on Earth by Aricka Foreman