Queen of the Ocean
He said I smelled like America. And before I could ask for an explanation, his fingers topographize my insides trying to map out mountains plains and valleys alike. I thought of myself as more of an ocean boundless filled with undiscovered truths waves inviting, he’d find himself realm tied and wonder why men couldn’t live underwater.
Shahea Walker is an aspiring human, who was born in Texas. She enjoys quiet spaces filled with loud thoughts and colors, and thinks that axolotls are cute.