Poetry

A Ukiah

Photo by Johnathan Kaufman on Unsplash

Don’t expect them to listen
Just because it’s true
Circe was always right too

A ukiah is an inversion of the poetry form haiku which was possibly made up by Robert Ropars. Instead of the usual 5–7–5 syllabic format of haiku, ukiah uses 7–5–7 to express something meaningful…

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Aug 15

Poetry

A senryu

Three joyful Black women hug each other as they sit on a verdant green
Photo by Andra C Taylor Jr on Unsplash

Fellow Black people:
should we leave America
or wait here to die?

Ajah Hales is a writer and Race Educator from East Cleveland Ohio. She may want to underground railroad her way out of this country. You can read Ajah here or hire her here.

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Ajah Hales

Ajah Hales

World Changer. Social Thinker. Business Owner. #WEOC