This poem is taken from Stand 232, 19(4) January - March 2022.

Malika Booker and Shara McCallum Guest editors: Ars Poetica, In Lieu of an Introduction
  1. This is an intervention.

  2. This is a conversation.

  3. We wanted to know: what were the poets talking about?

  4. Of bodies, sex, skin, and bone. Of the playground, the schoolyard, flowers, and fruit. Of mothers and daughters, waters and trees. Of history and myth, exile and home. Of altars and shrines, effigies and wreaths.

  5. (In)visibility. Un(silencing).

  6. ...
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