Mango Woman [Poem] by Noel Negele

Mango Woman Last time I heardbeach bar waitersand bartenderswere pulling her out of the watersnaked, in a manic state,her gorgeous pale skinbare against the blue light of the full moonand, against her will, were dressing her with their own clothesbecause her lips had turned blueand because, as they said:“We have sisters ourselves…daughters…” Manic-depressive, mad-crazy, gorgeousContinue reading “Mango Woman [Poem] by Noel Negele”

Cheetah Banana by Donna Dallas

The cafeteria lunch every Thursday is turkey chili beans and cauliflower. Cheetah eats, stores her energy in her sleek little tummy that swells every time she has turkey chili beans.  Love her.  They love her when they see her, whoever sees her. “Cheetah honey, why do they call you that?  Cheeetaaahhhh.” She ignores the cafeteria aide and sipsContinue reading “Cheetah Banana by Donna Dallas”