Lelyanotleyla (Kenya) published:
I did not jump off ships,
for my daughters to feel ugly under my captor's gaze.
I did not hang in the courtyards of my masters,
for my sons to cower under their regime.
I did not get shot in the fields for yearning to taste freedom,
to see my children stare into the barrels of the same guns.
And I know I did not educate my children for freedom,
for my descendants to educate theirs for slavery.
I took the...
8 days ago