Dominique Simpson
4 min readAug 25, 2021
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It is piercing, Unforgettable, in the worst way imaginable. A silent thunderous wail of despair is purged from the crevices of my soul. It is stunningly intimate to be capable of such overwhelming pain. I’m uncertain of what to feel first while feeling it all once. The weight of it is heavily fragile and laborious. Exhausting and tiresome, depleting me of every fiber that completes me. Wholeness is no longer just like you. She made her departure with the vanishing of your…

Dominique Simpson

The hermit scribe, a witty womanist. Essayist, poet, and black literature enthusiast. Unequivocally and unapologetically black.