Black History Month Day 8.
Audre Lorde is a monumental foremother for women poets. Her phenomenal work on the issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, age, and ability is inspiring. Here is a favorite poem about the spirit that speaks despite all the issues mentioned earlier.
A Litany for Survival
By Audre Lorde (1934-1992)
For those of us who live at the shoreline
standing upon the constant edges of decision
Read the complete poem.