She looks me hard in my eyes
& my knees lock into tree trunks
My eyes don't dance like my heartbeat racing
They stare straight back hot daggers.
I remember things will never be the same.
I remember things.
With gritty and heartbreaking honesty, Mahogany L. Browne delivers a novel-in-verse about broken promises, fast rumors, and when growing up means growing apart from your best friend.
Mahogany L. Browne is the executive director of JustMedia, a media- literacy initiative designed to support the ground-work of criminal justice leaders and community members. This position is informed by her career as a writer, organizer, and educator. Mahogany is based in Brooklyn, New York, and is the first-ever poet in residence at Lincoln Center. You can find Mahogany online at mobrowne.com and @mobrowne.
- Publisher: Ember (February 7, 2023)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 144 pages
- ISBN-10: 0593176421
- ISBN-13: 9780593176429
- Reading age: 14 - 17 years
- Grade level: 9 - 12
- Item Weight: 4.8 ounces