A Sonku for Black Girls 

free BLACK girls
spin wildly
in fields of
stardust and
pastures of

KáLyn Banks Coghill is an abortion doula, community organizer, and poet. She has her bachelor's degree in Poetry from Old Dominion University, and she enjoys writing sonkus. She hosts a poetry open mic night in her city and loves to read poetry books from everyone. She practices writing poetry every morning to start her day and ground herself. She believes that writing has been a healing balm for her as she goes through life and has been writing stories, essays, and poems since she was 9.