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Cat Clown, by Monalisa Alfonso

Like an ode,

This is an elevation of an overcoming evolution.

From an enslaved background.

The norms have revolved to what it is now.

Eventual change we’re living in.

Still fighting while they give us reasons to give in.

Trying to damage us like that will save society.

A term that is exclusive for hidden patriarchy.

Nuanced…

My mother in-law hates me

Dealing with my mother-in-law is like trying to walk through a field of thorns. She’s not exactly my biggest fan and she makes it known.

The little things I do seem to get under her skin. Cooking has become a battleground. No matter what dish I serve up, there’s always…