Breaking

You are in the process of self destructing. You are severing your hands and arms  Trying to hang onto someone who doesn't want you. Breaking your back Carrying relationships That give you little in return.

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Adam and Eve

I knew women were strong when I read God had split an atom with Eve I heard the story differently I was taught of an adamant Eve Who not only had a degree Or three But who taught me to speak So forgive me if every word I utter is praise towards the black women. … Continue reading Adam and Eve

Save Yourselves First

"It doesn't matter any longer And I'm speaking for myself For Jimmy Baldwin And I think I'm speaking for a great many other negroes too It doesn't matter any longer what you do to me. You can put me in jail. You can kill me. By the time I was 17, you'd done everything that you … Continue reading Save Yourselves First

How To Raise A Black Boy

Does the juxtaposition of the words "Black” “Lives” &”Matter" make you upset? Black bodies hanging from poplar trees, would you have wept? When a black child is murdered by police, Do you ask "why" or "why didn't he get on his knees" When armed shooters with lack of color Are still allowed to see their … Continue reading How To Raise A Black Boy

Black in America

America my dear.. Keep our souls near. Too many shirts saying Rest In Peace You see me as a lesser me. How can that be? It seems like genocide. At least from my eyes. I don't blame white people For not seeing us as equals. We've been desensitized Black people dying is so common that … Continue reading Black in America

Capturing Scattered Thoughts

I don't know what you see in me I hope its more than the scenery its quite possible here is where i need to be sometimes.. i feel flustered cause my mind is constantly cluttered full of thoughts i never uttered you got me finding euphoria while surrounded by paranoia you never cease to amaze … Continue reading Capturing Scattered Thoughts

Sandcastles (poem)

Long walks on the beachLooking into your eyes I stretch out and reachMy hand lands with yours beside My only demand is yours in mine.Nothing else in mind.Children take their timeBuilding their sandcastles. We kick them over and laughLet's spend the whole day together. Wishing that we remain forever.You sit in your throne, higher than any other woman could … Continue reading Sandcastles (poem)

Too Young To Care

How I got images to uphold,I still got images to upload, My Instagram don't once close.Last year I had to ask to use the bathroom in schoolNow you expect me to make real life decisionsHow can you blame me for acting a foolTextbooks are bibles. I studied what was written.What was written doesn't help me … Continue reading Too Young To Care

Silent Pleas

You ever been defeated? So many times to the point where it depleted you? Almost deleted you? Me either.. I guess i just lied to the reader. Lied to myself as usual. I've filed down my nails to the cuticles so I no longer cut myself. How is it, that i love everyone but myself? … Continue reading Silent Pleas

Too Young

I was too young You were young too but ... I was too young What can I say? What do you want me to say? That was back in the day, them Acura days. When I was acting afraid. You happened to say your favorite phrase, "Punk you hatin" then said "I missed my period" … Continue reading Too Young