SKKRMBLE 4 AFRICA
Teacher said the Europeons got together and carved up the continent like a Thanksgiving
turkey in Berlin and I say that’s really messed up and aint
nobody move or breathe too loud. Just got quiet as a panther stalking
its own ghost. Made me feel like wind kicking up some old dust on a planet
that used to have water.
CASEY ROCHETEAU was the recipient of the inaugural Write A House permanent residency in Detroit in September, 2014. She has attended Callaloo Writer’s Workshop, Cave Canem, and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Sicily. Her first collection of poetry, Knocked Up On Yes, was released on Sargent Press in 2012. Her second collection of poetry will be published on Sibling Rivalry Press in early 2016.