Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com You are valuable Every hair on your head counted All your triumphs and failures dearly noted The black charcoal will soon turn into a diamond When pressure is applied And the shine of it will reflect off of dim places Creating a light where none existed You are the bright … Continue reading Valuable
Talk to me like words are all you have leftIf you don't kiss me soonYoung lungs will run out of breathTalk to me like running waterPouring outFrom hidden streamConversation turned fantasyLiving in the oasis of an unknown dreamWhen you speak to me Love always, Esha
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
Photo by GEORGE DESIPRIS on Pexels.com Good gracious, Lord have mercy Cover me in your grace Wrap me in your love Turn me not from your face I have sinned Again and again Dug, deep, dark trenches For the hearts and souls Of good men Knowing I could never Care for them I get it … Continue reading Good Men
Part 2: Smoking Words
Photo by Rafael Guajardo on Pexels.com I drag on the words that you utter like a chain smoker pulling on a lit cigarette. Blowing circles in midair that send loose lips spiraling into a distant sea. Your vowels are ashed on the cusp of me. But I take the burns and watch the gray matter … Continue reading Part 2: Smoking Words
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