In this chapter, the author explores her feelings for her mother, who died of AIDS when Mayer was 3 years old.
Lester Eugene Mayers
Lester Eugene Mayers is a Brooklyn native, graduate of the Department of Theatre Arts at SUNY New Paltz, and MFA candidate at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. Gay-Black-feminine, and a feminist, Mayers tackles issues that have historically been ignored by the public. He has been published by the Huffington Post, Arsenal Pulp Press, Sojourner Truth Library, and I’m from Driftwood LGBTQ archive. His first book, 100 Poems for 100 Voices, resulted in a sold-out poetry tour and a poetry album available on iTunes, Spotify, and Tidal. His second book of poetry, African Booty Scratcha, is available on Amazon.