body of rooms

e. nina jay's body of rooms

e. nina jay's body of rooms

I walk with e. nina jay’s poems the way that I’ve walked with the (Audre) Lorde’s prose and poetry. It took me a minute before I watched her on-screen performance of the poems because I knew I had to be ready.

these beautiful rooms
these beautiful rooms
I am opening the doors
To these chaotic rooms
This house is no tomb
This life is not doomed
This black rose can bloom
I will make a home
Of this body of rooms

e. nina jay, body of rooms

From the moment and I mean the absolute moment I hit play on my dvd player, e nina jay pulled me into the screen and would not let me leave the room until the last credit rolled up the screen. 

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