“What if we just kept living together, what if I just tried harder, what if I had moved to Toronto?”
“All those years of worrying, and in the end, it’s some damned mad scientist scheme.”
This poem by Taisha Cayard was inspired by Audre Lorde’s “But What Can You Teach My Daughter,” published in Lorde’s 1978 collection, The Black Unicorn.
“She looked at him, sad for her child. Sad that he didn’t yet understand.”