Black Lady Lazarus\u00a0 Dying is an art and we Black girls do it so well.\u00a0Sandra &\u00a0Aiyana &\u00a0Rekia &\u00a0Tanisha &\u00a0Yvette &\u00a0Miriam &\u00a0Shelly &\u00a0Darnisha &Malissa &\u00a0Alesia &\u00a0Shantel &\u00a0Shereese &\u00a0Tarika &\u00a0Kathryn &\u00a0Alberta &\u00a0Kendra &\u00a0Natasha &\u00a0Janisha &\u00a0Mya &\u00a0Eleanor &\u00a0&&&&&\u00a0 Black Girls from the Future:\u00a0 I dream of purgatory rooms that serve whiskey sours.\u00a0 I want to slit my wrists \u2014 vertical not horizontal \u2014 I like to be successful .\u00a0This is not something you can say in polite conversation. Fuck polite conversation.\u00a0 I'm not into Whiteys on the moon, but I belong there. The rat done already\u00a0bit me. I'm rabid. Beam me up, Sun Ra. Space is the place.\u00a0Where else can black girls from the future go?\u00a0 The future has been around so long it is now the past. Black girls like me \u2014\u00a0where can we go? Spoiler alert: No where.\u00a0 There are hoodoo women, Mississippi clay & tinctures in my blood. Was\u00a0born a diviner. \u00a0Root woman. This is what they called women like me then.\u00a0This is my inheritance.\u00a0 We have always toed the line between the fourth dimension and the other\u00a0side. There's no place for us now.\u00a0 No one loves a crazy child.\u00a0 Diamond Sharp is a poet and essayist from Chicago. She is an associate editor of Rookie and tweets at @diamonde .