Made in the beautiful struggle You are here Made of light You are near Black boy. May the world know You and all Your wonders Make magic with Your body Make music with Your hands Change directions with Your feet For You are light And cannot be dimmed. Mother Nature has birthed You for a … More To the Boys and Girls
It was the Summer of 09 when I had a sexual awakening. He was younger, he was sexy, and he was full of energy. I wasn’t aware of how freaky I could be, but with him I was willing to do anything. Whenever I hear Pleasure P, I still get a little horny. I’m not … More Anywhere
I still cry sometimes when I think of you.When I wrote the email. When I signed the deal.You’ve never let me settle. Never let me see myself as less than we both knew I was.I still wish to share my wins with you.To see your face light up when I share the good news.Hear you … More Good isnt Good Enough
I did not invite them in.They have transcended space and time, And here they are; who let them in? This house is not a home,But I have nowhere else to roam. They have set up shop!In my living room, bedroom, dining room —I am fed up! This must stop! This house is not a home, But I … More This house is not a home
I am a person I breathe I have feelingsI have a life But to you I’m a dollA play thingSomething you deal with until you get tired of it Why even pick me up in the first place?Why not just leave me in my box with my pretty clothes and accessories?I was doing fine and … More Leave me in this box.
I have been trying to write a poem about love all February and it just was not working. I was not inspired, I couldn’t tap into any old emotions, nothing. Then I started to think about the love I feel when I can sit with people in silence and just enjoy their presence. I thought … More An Ode to Friendship
She feels safe with his guns. If she feels protected by the guns how often do these unwanted moments come into play?‘ Ya know, for the gun to be activated. Between those times, who’s protecting whom? Her feeling protected by the guns… Now, what if you take the guns away?Will she still feel protected… Now, l … More Bang Bang
On your darkest daysand on the dayswhere you are not toofond of yourselfjust remember.You are not alone. On the dayswhere youbeat yourself upfor loving someonewho treated you like shit. The times that you contemplategoing back to them.Just for a second.Just for a penisjust for a hug just to avoid being lonely.You are not alone. I let … More For Ash
Painted upon her empty canvas Used me to get her advances. I was lost she made me feel found She was distressed but I made her sound. We were going through the motions But I guess I’ll toss my love to the ocean: Ancestors, ancestors hear my plea Please send a woman who’ll love me.
Trapped in a bubble “protected.”My own fears are leaving me neglected.Why do these walls come up once the emotions come out?What am I afraid of?I’m alone.Not because there is no desire for my company.But because company can break my heart.Abandon me.Love me one day and ridicule me the next.I want love just as much as … More SAFETY NET