Rosamond S. King

The delight of this work

Women of color celebrate second books

Clockwise from top left: Seema Reza, Gabrielle Civil, Christina Olivares, Rosamond S. King, Purvi Shah.

The inception of this work is relationship. 

Publishing is not pretty for women of color poets. Undue expectations. The need to speak on behalf of whole communities. Elusive second books. 

*a linked engagement with:
Future Botanic. Christina Olivares. Get Fresh Books, forthcoming 2022

another day

From 'Rock | Salt | Stone'

sometimes you just get tired

carrying all the things in your hands

all the people on your back and

you stumble

keep going

you cannot fall you

cannot             cannot

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