Shavahn Dorris-Jefferson is a writer and educator from Joliet, IL. Her poetry has appeared in Carve Magazine, Salamander, The Baltimore Review, Río Grande Review, and Sugar House Review, among others. She received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
BEGET sounds less like giving and more like getting: getting the kids straight, getting in that tail, getting that narrow black ass. 2 As a child, I get got for getting out of hand or getting smart. Gotta get the belt myself, gotta put it in my dad’s firm fat fist. 3 You […]