Good Night Dad

Photo by cottonbro studio on The sounds of snoring In a three part harmony I am the only audience The tickets are free Whooping wings fluttering Birds of prey The wind whistling past a closed window All I recount the totality of my day Hidden sun Glistening moonlight Covering a body Once soaked in … Continue reading Good Night Dad

Hard To Break

Photo by Lopsan on Thousands of miles separate distant hearts A space that missed and longed for you Is within arm's reach but still so far away Arguments, tense conversations, childhood trauma and broken dreams Left us hurt but speechless How can a soul piece together pressure and stress that it can't comprehend? Years … Continue reading Hard To Break


  Photo by Teresa Howes on Awake The trust is eroded I've given up on everythang that I latched on too Bet you didn't notice Never thought I would separate from you   So your binoculars lost focus But just like the ocean I waddled away feeling blue Once I was taken in by … Continue reading Awake

Spoken Word: I’m Free Too

they call me divine mystic skin mahogany kissed by red wine i studied hard so i enrolled in school take out loans like they do share the same bathroom, dorm floor, bedroom so they make me think... i'm free too   who am i? some may ask, grit their crooked teeth and give sly looks … Continue reading Spoken Word: I’m Free Too