If I had to choose
between the world and you? Fuck
the world twice over.
Kendal called this poem “derivative.” Can’t say I disagree. I started the blog to keep track of all the real moments in my Black ass life in this erosive ass country, but being honest on the internet is a lot more difficult than I initially believed. I feel like it’s only possible to write truthfully if you aren’t actually writing for your audience. Which feels counterintuitive, since every writer deeply and fundamentally wants to be read.
I guess me and the blog are both works in progress.
Stay sane out there, y’all.
Fuck The World, Brent Faiyaz. This album was a staple in the minor Burkins household this quarantine. I hope Brent comforts and guides you the way he has us.