Stay deep

I can hear simpletons argue at the surface level They’ve become accustomed to systematic deception and corruption I can’t turn back it’s now or never  As I sink back into my childhood fears  Fears of becoming a victim to the depths I’ve tried my best to overcome  But it’s comfortable down here where clarity is […]

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Freedom Flight

Captive and lost in time  A prey to a chain link oppression  Freedom to reach everywhere and at any time was once a formality Pain and courage silenced by cold steel  Blessings of a spring gust  Brought momentum to push forth from the adversity  Now this flightless bird has awoken now To begin once again […]

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Bindings

Awakening from the infinite worldwide perplexity Warnings signs left and right Relinquishing the hold on what limits me, binds me, and controls me Out of the cradle as I and many once crawled out of Finally learning to walk along our own paths As we endlessly navigate towards wherever the light shines

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Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (Black History 365/Women’s History Month)

Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (In honor of International Women’s Day) Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size   But when I start to tell them,They think I’m telling lies.I say,It’s in the reach of my arms,The span of my hips,   The stride of my step,   The curl of […]

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Do not disturb

Always hope, but never expect From conception to our demise It should be no surprise that we all grow through what we go through Anyone can love a rose but it takes a lot to love a leaf We take the exuberant gifts of life over everyday simplicity There are no trophies for being a […]

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Don’t make me regret it

Fall in love with your problems Maybe they’ll leave you too It’s become strenuous to starve my distractions in order to feed my focus but it must be done Many succumb to the withdrawal of familiar desires And it’s funny how they try to move on but at the same time, hold on The world […]

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If nothing else

A lot of shit broke me but fixed my vision read that again I’ve realized Even the people who betray you were part of the plan We cannot stop chasing things we know will destroy us in the end but we continue to do so As we spend our days trying to survive until the […]

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