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

If I Never Met You

To love and have lost is better than to have never have loved at all. But if I never tasted chocolate I wouldn't know what I was missing. If I never had sex I would still be satisfied with kissing  If I never took a breath I wouldn't care to go fishing. And if I … Continue reading If I Never Met You

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

Bitch

I don't want to call you a bitch But you threw fits And you threw fists, So the shoe fits. You threw those too The four fit so easily. Wait no, you forfeit so easily. And you did that two times too.. Gave up so easily. All of the shit you said you see in … Continue reading Bitch