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A Different World

Shaneah Taylor


She held her right hand out
Begging and pleading for a handout
While she made sure the baby was secure on her back with the left.
I looked in the other direction to escape her grueling stare
I wished it was someone else and not me standing there.

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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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