Cherise Morris is a writer and mystic from rural Virginia. Her essays have appeared in The Feminist Wire, Bustle, Fourth Genre, Longreads and The Iowa Review. Her 2017 essay, “blk_grls_x-ing,” originally published in Fourth Genre was selected as a notable work in Best American Essays 2018. She is based in Detroit, Michigan. 

affirmation for a new humanity 


 our bodies are limitless, our minds are never ending, our imaginations have no boundaries, our souls know no borders, our freedom is coming, our revolution is now, is here and now.

//written shortly after the 2016 election\\


photo credit: isabel robledo rower

photo credit: isabel robledo rower

let me take u to the river's edge