Tavonne Carson

tavonne s. carson lives in harlem, new york. she is a VONA/Voices of our Nations alum and a graduate of The New School's MFA Creative Writing Program. her writing has been featured in Apogee Journal, The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, Tiferet Journal and Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. tavonne is currently working on a memoir about her social anxiety and blogs infrequently at www.iammybestthing.wordpress.com.

Because Men

I never make eye contact because I don’t intend to look kind or inviting in any way. Because men.