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Girl Without a Country

Length: 42 pages13 minutes


“Girl Without A Country”, was written during a period of time when my life was completely shattered as the pain, misery and hopelessness of my surroundings in the Cabrini Green Housing Complex in Chicago, left the residents and I feeling completely isolated from the rest of the world. After desperately pleading with the police and the news media to help us in our plight; quietly meeting amongst ourselves and trying to keep the fear that had taken control from showing on our faces; I was inspired to write this collection of poetry. Over a period of years, I added to the collection.

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