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Category: First of all, bitch,

Pieces from the chapbook “First of all, bitch,”

First of all, bitch, (stanza #4)

“friends with benefits”

is code for, “you be faithful”

I’ll do what I want.

First of all, bitch, (stanza #3)

I’m feeling myself

life is working out right now

I think I’ve got this

Monique - feeling myself

Monique – feeling myself

First of all, bitch, (stanza #2) – who am i?

The name is Monique

writer, creator, woman

black, proud, all out loud

Monique and her afro puff

Monique and her afro puff

First of all, bitch, (stanza #1)

First of all, bitch,

First of all, bitch,

it’s not about you
your need for validation
is not my problem

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