Performance PiecePerformance Piece6 years ago in Urban & Spoken Word More Like This
I am not Bahamian right now.
But that's ok because I have a few questions:
Questions that this sudden denaturalization
Has afforded me.
Questions that only a non-Bahamian would ask
Forgive me of my ignorance…
For I am not Bahamian right now.
I want to know why my nose is flat,
just like my friend with the French last name.
I want to know why my textbook
Claims, that we all got dumped here and forgotten
I want to know why I can only spray FUCK HAITIANS across the side of my car
And not fuck tourists…
Sometimes it feels heavy
Like a pressure at the base of my neck
Those days when joint compound and sheetrock
make me squint to