“Higher” by Rihanna
Rihanna’s ANTI keys my side like you would key the side of a car, leaves me changed for someone to come claim me by the side of the road, inspect me and rub me ineffectually. But as for the barely-enunciated “Higher” I’m grateful I’m neither passive or inanimate. So I can–what. “I’mturntupoffsizzandIloveyou.
Caitie Moore‘s poetry engages her white femme subject position and can be found in her chapbook Wife (Argos Books, 2014), No, Dear, Sink Review, Brandon Shimoda’s Ancients, No. Two and The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race and the Life of the Mind (Fence Books, 2015).
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