VISIBILITY Magazine Issue 02. (April 2017) - Page 9

So She cleansed her taste buds With Her mother’s water Her mother’s mint leaves Her mother’s orange peel And her mother’s cinnamon sticks And She exfoliated her complexion With Her mother’s Epson salts Her mother’s lilac Her mother’s Merlot Her mother’s melanin Her mother’s estrogen And her mother’s coconut oil And As she drifted off to sleep She heard her mother remind her “You will never be alone” 2