I Will Make No Excuses

I will make no excuses for being a woman A woman, the woman, I am. I will make no excuses for being an opinionated female A female, the female, I am. I will make no excuses for being an emancipated lady A lady, the lady, I am. I will make no excuses for my curved…

The Motherless Somali Girl-child

For all the little girls brought from their homes each day to work for the rich as maids and as garbage collectors. I have seen some of these girls abused and broken. Dead. In and out. ———————— The chill that sets in freezes her frail body so. She sits in the kitchen that has become…