Venus: V


(continued)……. I really think that Sarah traveled to more than just France and England. For real. There are just too many « Hottentot » sculptures that coincidentally resemble likenesses of Sarah’s body. Artworks were also sculpted/made to resemble Sarah Baartman. References: Unfortunately, when I started this piece about « Venus » three years ago, it looked like I found a number of URL’s regarding Sarah Baartman. Well, I looked … Continuer de lire Venus: V

Venus: Part II


(continued)……Although her name was Sarah Baartman, her true given name remains a mystery. References: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Baartman Unfortunately, like billions of other slaves, Sarah was exploited, overworked, overused, mistreated, and more. Although her name continues to pop up, the scant information that is out there about her seems to be more than downplayed to me. In fact, there seems to be such scant information about her, eventhough … Continuer de lire Venus: Part II

Rock Steady: Part Two


Life was about to take a bumpy turn for Khalila. There was one too many men who were angry at her. And, there were one too many women who were jealous of her beauty. She reeked of sensuality, had natural red hair, silver colored eyes that was the tint of stormy skies, an hour glass figure, an ass like Nicki Minaj, a beautiful singing voice … Continuer de lire Rock Steady: Part Two

Rock Steady


Tensions ran high in the town of Kismayo, Somalia as the bell tolled at 12:00 noon. After the tolling of the bell, the song « Rock Around the Clock » was heard everywhere,  even from around every corner of the entire city. This meant that someone was going to get rocked (stoned) every hour around the clock. Most of the town’s female citizens were in a panic. … Continuer de lire Rock Steady

Passing Her By


Food is rationed.  There is no passion. Sing « ABC ». Be careful so you will not get an STD. Even in her dark brown skin she is judged. She claims « other » as her race. A cop is called while she is begging for money, so that she can feed her face. Life is passing her by as a loved one helps another who has constantly hurt … Continuer de lire Passing Her By