Poem #21: Some vs. Others

Some days I feel tired. Others I feel restored. Some days I’ve wondered if I’ve strayed away. Others I’m crying out to you Lord. Some days I’m ready to end it all. Other days I’m offering to be my friends’ psychologist…as much time as I can afford. Some days I feel full of hope. Others […]

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Poem #20: Letter Of Interest

Letter of Interest Hi, You haven’t known me very long, but I wanted you to know I have an interest in you. I want to know your mind.  Tell me your fears and your dreams. Tell me your favorite memory as a child and your worst. I want to know your favorite book or your opinion […]

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Barely Here.

I’m so drained. Exhausted. Emptied out of whatever my soul had left to give. Forced to walk around in society and communicate with those around me Yet, I feel barely here.  Feeling like nothing more than a spec on this earth A piece of dust waiting to be swept up from the ground.  Pick up […]

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Poem #18: No More Tears

Babygirl lift your head up For you are worth more than they make you seem Wipe those tears They leave because they’re not worth your time Your efforts Your affection Fuck them for not making you think you’re good enough You’re a boss As long as you see it The worthy ones will see it […]

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Poem #17: Black Girl Magic

The melanin in her skin The way her hair coils The fullness of her lips The strength to keep fighting for others as well as herself How can she be anything but magic?

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Poem #15: Writers Block

It’s frustrating to feel so passionate Yet not find the words to express it.  

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Poem #11: Trapped Soul

Inside she feels so empty. her heart is cold as ice. the tears are all dry like the sahara desert. she wonders the mystery of life. where she will go next. the feelings for others aren’t there and she wishes she could care for others but she just doesn’t feel that compassion. to her, love […]

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Poem #9: To A Struggling College Student

Dear college student You got this You have the brains to make it You’ve made it this far And I know you’re struggling to make it through Like everything is against you And no matter how hard you try obstacles do their best to knock you down But you must pick yourself up because you’re […]

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