2,261 Tuesdays

I made a fool of myself today I drank a beer today I brushed my teeth and my hair today I masturbated today I overshared today I lied today I day dreamed today Okay I had, like, two beers today I excommunicated some life draining humans today I rolled my eyes today I listened to…

Amaza Lee Meredith

A woman, no different from me, published poetry in 1767. A woman, no different from me, escaped slavery in 1849. A woman, no different from me, opened a school for black girls in 1904. A woman, no different from me, designed a gas furnace in 1919. A woman, no different from me, won an Oscar…

Drowning Orchids

I only feel good when I feel bad I only have hope when I miss you I only write eloquent verse when you’re roaming around in my thoughts aimlessly I only try when you lie and tell me things that I want to hear but I hear them all of the time And none of…

Cereus Bitch

I don’t envy you at all quite frankly, Lily of the Valley, Because you will die if it rains too hard… You, who grew up in your two income, two parent household You, who always had loving arms and a bed and who never went without food You, who received all the care and devotion any child…