Well, Poetry month has passed now; I had wanted to post my students’ poetry while it was still APRIL! But I had to BEG to get this ONE! Nonetheless, it is a good one, by Darlyze Calixte, a talented young lady whose not even an English major (Chemistry, go figure)! Anyway, better late than never, right?
So, you may remember my earlier post in which poet, Irene Latham shared some lovely postcards with us and asked us to craft poems from the inspirational images. This is the image that inspired Darlyze to write “Woman Enough”
He was a man who had just buried years of self loathing into the womb of a woman more handsome than he was.
Each inhale of the black gummy herb, burnt as an offering to the body to bribe it to forget what had led him there in the first place.
Each breath of…
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