Cockblocked

I want to write something that would make Nikki proud. Something that would make Zora nod, or Maya gleam from the stars above. I want to write something that would make Dorothy laugh or would have made Sylvia stay the course for one more day… Just one more day- But I ain’t got shit good … Continue reading Cockblocked

Aria

If my dream had been melody instead of poetry… Another path on the page of creativity- singing for mercy instead of writing Very only on, for right or for wrong my vibration wrapped in a cadence of song no scrambled letters just mixed up tones I’d be exactly the same but more sins to atone … Continue reading Aria

Warm Water

It’s not really poetry but Its how you feel when you are famished and fantasizing about succulent and savory meals yet all that you can afford is what you have in the fridge An apple and some ketchup. It’s not really poetry but Its how you feel when you are exhausted and daydreaming about softly, … Continue reading Warm Water

Rita Dove’s Birthday

75 sunrises ago you didn’t even exist and then on the 240th night of this year you appeared out of nowhere and supposedly on this day Herschel discovered a new moon of Saturn and exactly 4 hours and twenty minutes into my exposure to your essence it felt official already like the Manhattan murders that made the … Continue reading Rita Dove’s Birthday