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Toi Derricotte: Holy Cross Hospital

would our bodies be the same? could we hide among the
childless? she always reminded me of a lady at the bridge
club in her mother’s shoes, playing her mother’s hand.

May 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Video: Toi Derricotte reads “Blackbottom”

. Toi Derricotte reads her poem “Blackbottom” at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the video. . Blackbottom … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Gail Langstroth: Muzungu, Muzungu!

Muzungu, Muzungu! ¬†Children scream as they touch my white skin and run. Muzungu, Muzungu! ¬†December, 2012, I am in Nakuusi, Uganda, a small African village, population 180. Early each morning … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

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