Susan King Saunders

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I am an African-American writer who chooses to be referred to as an American writer. I never did like to be boxed in to any classification. I hope readers find that my poems are universal. I have a BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing; a MFA in Poetry; and, a MA in English. I like to think of myself as blessed. Thank you for reading and commenting on my works. Sincerely, SKS more »

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Necessary Parts

She was just a girl
twelve
bronze and thin
like Degas Dancer
her eyes told a truth
her mouth couldn't utter
her shell hand-made
artificial and imperfect
cracked enough
for me to see
what she once was
a woman with no breasts
who pissed like a man
but she had no penis
she had lost blood
traded for food
I tore out half of my heart
and placed it in her palm
she broke her form frowned
she was dying then
a teenage woman who
having been hunter
warrior and prey
survived scattered into
rugged pieces recognized
only by the ...

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