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Nerdy Things for {Black Nerd Problems}

The shortest prayer I was ever taght was in Split This Rock's The Quarry

Underbelly in The Academy of American Poets (Poem-a-Day)

Feral and Conjoined in Palette Poetry

Petting Zoo in The Academy of American Poets (Poem-a-Day)

Wonder Woman Underroos in Rattle Magazine

Meeting Her Husband for Lunch, A Warning to Boys Who Collect Shrapnel, When My Newborn Daughter Holds My Grandfather’s Index Finger as I Did Thirty-three Years Ago, and Red in WusGood?

Conception: An Allegory and Townies in The Collagist

It Snowed the Other Day and My Father Died in STLD, a Winter Tangerine anthology

Me, 2009, 121 lbs in Jean and a T-Shirt; Me, 2015, 128 lbs, in a Bathing Suit, Smiling in {The Boiler Journal}

The Deadline {Rattle (Poets Respond)}

Things Daryl Hannah Will Never Know About Me and Things I Want to Say to Rae Dawn Chong in {FreezeRay Poetry}

Sinking the Talon In in {Cease, Cows}

A Running List of Questions I plan to Ask the Never-Married Girl Who Routinely Puts Down Married Sex and Who, Coincidentally, is Fucking My Husband, The Paper Trail, I Have Counted Sixteen and a Half Dead Deer on My Ride Home From Work in {Drunk in a Midnight Choir}

The Woman Who is Not the Nanny Answers at the Grocery Store Concerning the, Evidently, Mismatched Children In and Around her Cart in {Yellow Chair Review}

Motherhood & But If You are a White Boy, Then My Father was a White Boy, Too. in {The Offing}

Things Only a Black Mother Can Prepare You For in {Muzzle Magazine}

Looting After the Apocalypse: Looking the Thief in the Eye {Aim for the Head} 

Math Lesson at the Gas Station {Knocking at the Door: Approaching the Other}

 When You Should Have Known That You were Going to Die at 6:42 in {Danse Macabre Du Jour}

Down Into Her Eyes, Wait, and Pandora’s Box {Not a Muse: The Inner Lives of Women}

Folded and Shoved {His Rib: Poems, Stories & Essays By Her}

{Video} I Wish I Was More Mothers 


{Video} Me, 2003, 121 lbs in Jeans and a T-Shirt; Me 2005, 128 lbs, in a Bathing Suit, Smiling



{Video} When Your Boyfriend Asks You to Strip For Him