Tag Archive: advocacy poem

Streets of Philadelphia

The first to go were the children, Little jerseys missing hoops: devoured by their innocence. Then the gossiping women, knitting at the park, their first discovery their last. Gone was the street, just… Continue reading

Put the Blame on Mame

Barely puberty, when she heard the word “Slut.” She was unsure of what it meant; she heard daddy call mommy that, and mommy call Aunt Marga that. Aunt Marga never visited afterwards. She… Continue reading