One Day they Touched My Face And... (Writing Prompt from Publishing in Color) / by Donna Olivia Owusu-Ansah

One day they touched my face and I knew they were mine. Of me, brown hands full of love and questions. Clay, but comforting, their hands were my hands and they were beautiful.

Written during the "Storying Our Lives: How Might We Dismantle Racism with the Power of Our Words" keynote offered by Rev. jacquie Lewis, PhD at the Publishing in Color Conference on June 19, 2018.