The Power of Words, micro fiction by Jenise Cook at Spillwords.com
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The Power of Words

The Power of Words

written by: Jenise Cook

@jenisecook

 

My father was lynched. Mama took her own life. Foster care rotated me from family to family. Then, the assaults. My body wasn’t my own.

Aged out, I slept in the library. My mind devoured the stacks of books, and the world opened before me, breathing new life into me.

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