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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Blogmas Day 13: December, 2013 (poem #10)

This will be the coldest winter I’ve ever experienced My tears are cold as they roll down my cheek But I know that this must be I know that I must do the one thing I’ve waited so long to do It’s time now Time to break away from the pain Time to breathe again […]

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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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Poem #8: Letter Of Interest (old poem)

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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Poem #7: #SayTheirName

Nia- White supremacist wishing she and others like her didn’t exist. Trayvon- Wanted nothing but skittles and tea but instead his life he had to plea. Eric- Police didn’t take selling cigarettes for a joke so they decided he should choke. Sandra-Stopped while going about her day, then killed in jail to be kept out […]

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Poem #6: “More Than Friends”

It’s amazing when you look and see these people These people that aren’t your family yet feel closer than some blood People who would fight for you Die for you And although this world may seem so shitty They make living in it worth while.  

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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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“Untitled”

You took a step closer and I inhaled deeply. I knew I was about to do something I shouldn’t. Suddenly our lips pressed against one another… Tongues intertwining. That taste…I know it all too well. Our lips released and the aftertaste lingered on. Regret.

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4:45AM

It sucks how much relationships hurt No How much people hurt And even while now single and happy I somehow can still end my night in tears Thinking of the past and all I’ve endured How all I’ve ever wanted was to truly feel special and beautiful Yet that always seemed to be too much.

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