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I Am Cecily (Poem)

May 27, 2021

Originally composed in 2008. (I was 18.) I may have been maimed by actions And stabbed by words But I will not reward malevolence satisfaction that it does not deserve [...]

Life’s Blooms

October 31, 2020

Find joy in the small things... Like watching a flower bloom Beauty blossoming from the confines of a cocoon Analogies. Reminders. Gentle guides wiping the fog from our [...]

#BlackQueens (Poem)

March 9, 2018

When we unlearn the lies that we’ve been told We will realize our value is greater than gold When we accept the kinks in our hair We will see the beauty that is there [...]

Another Statistic (Poem)

March 4, 2018

  He’s the misguided one Choking the corners and roaming the streets Praising the money Catering to zombies And concealing the heat  I heard gunshots the other night [...]

The Black Rose (Poem)

March 3, 2018

She grew alone Sprouting in tainted soul Beautiful still Her roots pure and royal  Blessed with pretty petals Polished and black Yet she saw it as a curse So she hated the [...]