Earlier this month, I was inspired over at Ethical ELA to find inspiration for a mirror poem. I used Ariana Brown’s “Dear White Girls in My Spanish Class” to interject stanzas throughout my own.
What we’ve all been waiting for
Currently annoyed by, learning, loving, reading, wondering…
Before he could take a breathe, you traded
his dignity for your neat
bow of normal and turned
my joy to dread.