June Millicent Jordan was a Caribbean-American poet, novelist, journalist, biographer, dramatist, teacher and committed activist. Jordan is regarded as one of the most significant and prolific black, bisexual writers of the 20th century.
well I wanted to braid my hair
bathe and bedeck my
self so fine
so fully aforethought for
We didn't always need affirmative action
When we broke this crazy land into farms