Featured Post: What We’re Told Not To Talk About – Christine E. Ray

we liked you better when you were a girl with your mouth muzzled shut by strong adult hands seen but not heard on your scabbed bony knees easily rendered docile compliant we liked you better when you were young held the shared secrets close carried the blame our blame as if it were your own … Continue reading Featured Post: What We’re Told Not To Talk About – Christine E. Ray

Featured Post: The Bluest Eye – Christine E. Ray

ivory hued dolls with wavy golden locks lovingly combed and styled sat carefully along the bedroom shelf their piercing blue eyes painted open in horror their mouths forming silent ‘O’s of unheard screams no protection no comfort can they offer these porcelain witnesses of the injustices inflicted upon her young brown body by a racist … Continue reading Featured Post: The Bluest Eye – Christine E. Ray