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It's Shanti, your queer baby sister here! 

Ashanti Marshall is a digital archivist, experiential writer and staff scribe at For The Scribes, spearheading Recovering Softcover, an advice column catering to writers and their inner woes within their craft and themselves. Based in Chicago, being a fat, black queer and femme moment in time. Their relationship to the practice of understanding makes room for explorations, experimentations, mistakes, failures and curiosities in their writing. Connect with them on Twitter and Instagram asking you all the right, real, riveting questions.

 

For Willyce

For Willyce

BY: Pat Parker

When i make love to you 

i try 

with each stroke of my tongue 

to say

i love you

to tease 

i love you

to hammer

i love you

to melt 

i love you

and your sounds drift down 

oh god!

oh jesus!

and i think

here it is, some dude’s

getting credit for what

a woman

has done

again.

 

 

Lesbianism: an Act of Resistance

Lesbianism: an Act of Resistance

The Invocation Poem from Spill

The Invocation Poem from Spill

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