Kanz

Name: Kanz Hometown: Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York Age: 29 Age You First Fell in Love: That would be very hard [to answer], I would say 16 Love Is: You don't know until you actually finish the whole thing. Monique: And what is love to you? Kanz: Matter of fact, I'm going to say twelve. I …

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Love Poems: Monrovia on Wednesday

we who come from nothing whose heirlooms are buried in mass graves under African skies we do not hear our grandmother's voice and cannot kiss her hands while we sit under trees to pray we come from places where bullets spray they do not care he is your brother they are not moved by your …

Cookie

  Name: Leathia aka Cookie Hometown: Westhampton, New Jersey Age: 25 Age You First Fell in Love: 22 Love Is: (squeals and laughs) Um love is. . . Monique: (laughs) I always catch people off guard. They always say, "I need like a day to think about this." Cookie: It's hard to condense it; love …

Christine

Name: Christine Hometown: Waukegan, Illinois Age: 26 Age You First Fell in Love: 24 Love Is: I think love is being able to do nothing with somebody and it feels like you didn't miss anything. Monique: And was there a time that you thought you were in love before twenty-four? Christine: (Pauses and laughs) Yes. …

Camille

Name: Camille Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia Age: 26 Age You First Fell in Love: 15 Love Is: Now I would say it's deep, it's something from your soul. Two souls being able to be raw and vulnerable with one another. It's a really deep commitment to feel like you can trust that person and there …