Enough Mourning

This poem is for all the people who have lost someone they loved. Keep the faith! It never goes away. The feeling of missing you. The thought of... could I have done more. The shape of your face blends into the background of shaky memories. I can't go back in time to hold your hand. … Continue reading Enough Mourning


Short Story-time: When I Fell in Love with Poetry

Photo by Element5 Digital on Pexels.com As corny as it may sound... It started when I learned how to read. At 5 years old, I felt the words form into rhymes and they rolled off my tongue like waves of clapping water. I was mesmerized by their loud, vivacious sound. Vowels made love to the … Continue reading Short Story-time: When I Fell in Love with Poetry


Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com Diamonds Sell me a dream worth buying You offer me jewelry drenched in cubic zirconia And attempt to say their diamonds Even if we're just going for a walk in the town The truth is more exciting Material things rust and break But what we have will remain There … Continue reading Diamonds

New Years Vibe

Photo by Jill Wellington on Pexels.com New Years Vibe Season's Greetings, Are due to you And everyone who made it through This crazy ass year Full of shock and walled in tears   It ends the minute The countdown begins: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.... So let the dazzling gold and silver confetti fly Let … Continue reading New Years Vibe


Photo by uncoveredlens on Pexels.com   Respect Aretha talked to me about what I deserve:    Restitution to compensate a restless soul  Enough strength to carry worn feet to a safe home  Standing up for your dignity shouldn’t mean losing all that you own  Prioritizing equitable treatment for financing outside of predatory loans  Equal pay … Continue reading Respect