What they did yesterday afternoon

They cuffed mama with 6 drip bags Switched her bones with cardboard paper Told her she was too old for hair I looked at her like a corpse looks at the world The rhythm in her breath was a song by Bob...

It continued for long

To carry a pot of soup Uphill the kitchen And not feed mother Earth the content Is hard work I choose the work Of writing in my head Weaving patterns in my heart Translating thoughts to action...

Inside the many verses

Seeing Papa Right before my eyes The world rolled like dice I was stuck in between ways , For the breaking of the days, Were in twos. The night introduced. To me, the great fear of the dark And the...

Breathe

Learn Inhale Then exhale There’s no super Power to learn to breathe, for if you must live you must apply this over and again until your nose does it without having to read a manual or watch a...

Fear paint

Height How dare You hold me? Enter my dreams, Peel me off my skin, Hold tight my legs, Chain my eyes and scream out loud. I can’t paint I can’t speak well when it comes to you. so now, I beg fade...

To judge a stranger

he looks like she said he’d without the marks and facial bruises he’d look a lot better his smiles say he would be brash the twist is found in his eye lash he looks kind and unkind stares...

Bad Holidays

Seeing these seven days yawn, We know that they are weak. They slumber even at dawn Moving slowly like they are starved, In the burning sun. Even Tomorrow feels lazy to come When holidays go bad...

How they live

And that is how they live Leave home to dismay home In vain conclusions, they dive Make promises when in distress What they won’t take, they give Felons condemning other fugitives With their...

The umbrella, under

Under the shades of a cloud, dark and stormy, Right in the frying pan of the sun, In the midst of the wild wind that be, And the flying sands of the earth, There you would find me, Under my yellow...

What we love more than what we love

and the flowers bloomed after breaking bad habits. they allowed rain wash in water their crinkled petals their leaves opened like umbrellas to protect the hearts of the roots. we see the beautiful...