My Awkward Truth: Hamburgers Please

Photo by Jonathan Borba on Pexels.com There is one thing I love more than anything. Nothing can compare. All day at any time I think of it. It is a constant feeling of relief to a troubled soul. In a world where being Black is difficult. People judge me before I speak. They walk in … Continue reading My Awkward Truth: Hamburgers Please

Looking For Reasons

Photo by Ono Kosuki on Pexels.com The reasons we trust are varied and few in-betweenOvercoming feelings of isolation and heart breakFor a tomorrow that shines brighter than yesterdayYou are blue sky to me The moving white clouds of hopeful ecstasyYou are the warm falling rain on worn rooftops Thoughts of you bleed into my dreams … Continue reading Looking For Reasons

Do They Still Write…

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Do they still write love letters? Do people put their hand to the craft of writing in cursive? I desire to see the swirls and loops of black ink and lead based love. Can someone love me like that? My heart cries out for a 4 page letter. I am … Continue reading Do They Still Write…

How To Get Over

How do I get over Feelings that make me cry? Hurt that stings the soul Love that doesn't subside Even when the sky falls And your best friend dies At night my body is restless I'm trying to hold it all inside My heart says, More forward... Forgive but do not forget Live and let … Continue reading How To Get Over

Ten Toes Down

Photo by Min An on Pexels.com This poem is dedicated to my Dad. Ten Toes Down I reach for my phone to dial you at home... only to realize you're gone. I tried to forget about you. My heart wanted to move on, but I get lost playing hopscotch on the number of our memories. … Continue reading Ten Toes Down