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

Machine

Photo by Alex Knight on Pexels.com The machine says:Don’t computeInsert dataRunning numbersSynthesize Cold to the touchMetal coreWires and cordsNo spirit CalculateLoad…No emotionVoid soul Work is made easyEasy is made hardNo tellers at the registerOrders filled online Digital realitiesElectronic liesJob once filled by humansComputerized Adding and subtracting has declinedWe lack the patienceWe ignore the delicacy of … Continue reading Machine

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

Lovely Freedom

Photo by RF._.studio on Pexels.com Freedom isn't free. But you have the option to choose. Do what's right for your soul. Choose the path that doesn't destroy the flourishing loveliness inside of you. A life of substance blooms with the aroma of sweet roses. An evil one rots with the smell of broken promises and … Continue reading Lovely Freedom

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