This is how she touches the world
through a hazy filament of pipe dreams and words.
She reigns inbetween, a queen of her own make-believe,
away from a world of traitors and thieves.
She watches the past align with the “now”;
rewind it, pretends she could alter both somehow.
And in this “now”…
Womanism is a feminist term coined by Alice Walker. It is a reaction to the realization that “feminism” does not encompass the perspectives Black women. It is a feminism that is “stronger in color”, nearly identical to “Black Feminism”. However, Womanism does not need to be prefaced by the word…