Unclaimed Treasures

Short Stories

Choose Me

A Poem from an African-American woman to the African-American man It was always me I have always been here watching you full of admiration and dedication It was always me with my dark brown eyes watching you hoping; praying that you would provide me affirmation It was me you came to when you needed help prepping for your SATs because you know

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Hidden Humanity

I was tired. I was only 22 in the fall of 1988 however I was already worn out and starting to get burnt out. I was a recent college graduate from Sacramento State University and the first college graduate in my immediate African American family. I was in a job I never planned on being in. It was the type of job

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