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Esther de Bruijn


She stitches together
her patchwork provisions
to clothe the backs
of a family extended
beyond its natural blood lines
by those who have abandoned
their promises –
and her

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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