The Histories of Black

What if you found out Who the person that you revered really was? What if they lied a lot, or drank too much or made plans and cancelled often and for no reason, or kissed and told or hated him or herself and hid behind the fakeness of smiles? What if you met your hero…

Don’t Drunk Dial Poets At 2 AM

You see a struggling writer, But scratch the surface and you will find that I am a concept. And a troglodyte who tastes like kiwi. I’m the wicked good girl that You see as a single mother, But wipe the lens and you will find that I am an idea. And a Neanderthal that smells…

Treacle

It’s not my fault it’s the season. I want to punch you and I want to love you. Come to me, sugar monster. Something about now, something about this has me teetering the ledge. It’s not my fault its the cycle. I want to kiss you and I want to hurt you. Come to me,…

Yoko

I wanna shoot the Guru a link to something that I penned but I hope that he is just following me all over the internet, in the shadows, eating my words on his lunch breaks and is finished reading what I would have sent anyway, somewhere getting high, a lil’ proud that he used to…

Claudius Gothicus

Instead of pretending and posing one wintry day of the new year Instead of waiting for affection from whoever happens to be near Instead of a fancy dinner with someone who doesn’t care Instead of love notes and jewelry from someone who isn’t emotionally there Instead of pining and hoping for some bloke to buy…

To The Hilt

He wants something I don’t want So round and round we go… I tell myself I shouldn’t But I never leave it alone. Inside, it doesn’t feel good. Outside, I say certainly baby- Inside, it doesn’t seem right. Outside, I hope this makes him stay with me Inside, it smells like a thousand mistakes… Outside,…

Self Diagnosis

If you’re not sure how you can tell but you see me…. and guess what…. I’m fulla buts like… But ain’t it is, what this is What if you are not crazy if… Maybe this isn’t where you don’t feel like you You feel like an extension of them You feel like super you…. And…

Picayune

And that’s how bad habits start. You’re emotional. Someone notices. Someone pretends to help. Someone makes an offer. You accept. You know better but you’re not practical. You know better but you’re not rational. You know better but you’re not logical. They promise. You don’t believe but you’re willing. You’ve always been willing. Next thing…