Audre Lorde

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.

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