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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Poetry #5: “Coexisting Pains”

Violence Just one word but it has so much meaning And causes so much trouble.   Racism Just one word but it has so much meaning And is so hurtful.   Together these words cause pain And right now my black people are suffering.   When will it end? When violence and racism no longer […]

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Poem #4: “Untitled”

I laid my head on his shoulders with a sigh. He asked me “What’s on your mind?” I told him “Nothing and everything at the same time.” We both looked out into the golden sky as the sun began to set wondering if life will ever be the same. 

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