The Gift of Prayer

My auntie died two weeks ago and it hit me hard. It feels like every time I come up for air, my naive lungs take in water. But nevertheless, I have come to the reality that time is not guaranteed. It is only granted to blessed souls for a limited amount of time. And when … Continue reading The Gift of Prayer

Girl Child

Photo by Marta Dzedyshko on Pexels.com Girl child,  Don’t you talk too loud  Men don’t like a woman yelling  And carrying on  Only lite words that reek of diet soda Can come from your lips  And eat a little less  Watch your hips You don’t wanna gain too much weight  Don’t ask questions only do … Continue reading Girl Child

Blue Screens

Photo by Jan Prokes on Pexels.com Digital excitement Turned into relationship slumber Don't sleep on me Even when the electric stops following Love, God and work ethic is all you need But 2K beckoned louder Pay attention like it's a 9-5 Though the things that give you pleasure Won't keep you alive But never came … Continue reading Blue Screens

Passenger Side

Photo by Taras Makarenko on Pexels.com Fear has no place here. It's the opposite of peaceful. It rides passenger side with the spirit of anxious. Moving without notice because it lacks patience. But many cater to its needs anyway. They dread the night and allow the day to slip away. Afraid of the impending tolls … Continue reading Passenger Side

Inside

Photo by Sunyu Kim on Pexels.com Inside There is a land Where you will be safe from the wind An oasis buried deep inside A home within a temple It stands against all odds No generator is needed here No refrigerator is required for nourishment If you look, there is food all around No matter … Continue reading Inside