False Pretenses

Oh nawl…oh yeah I want the best for you, “boo”- Get your groove, but keep it calm and cool… Don’t dance, don’t dance, don’t dance so smooth Yeah I like YOU ma, I love YO style I see you shining all bright and proud But don’t dance, don’t dance don’t dance so wild Girl go ahead and follow your dreams…

Sweet Lil Tammy Cakes

All Tammy wanted to be since she was three was to grow into a hard working Midwesterner’s wife All Tammy dreamed that she would need was to be sweet and cut his apples open with a monogrammed bread knife But then she turned five and saw daddy kiss goodnight A woman who wasn’t mommy out her bedroom door…

Self Portrait

There’s a woman who trusts in astrology and thinks that the universe supports her She likes poetry and never re-gifts anything and loves traveling on the spur She’s entirely too tall to feel so small as she does when someone dares to love her She likes sapphire rings and has crazy mood swings and drinks til…

Advice for the first round draft picks…

You think that you are ready, just because you are single but that’s not ready, boo. That’s capable, not able. Mofos are so busy around this joker, constantly validating themselves by relationships. Well I am MARRIED so… Pfft, but you hate him and he hates you and if either one of you were brave you would…

Never unblocking you

There is something a little bit wrong with all of us. We fail a lot as a group. These failings are not good or bad just tools used to learn more about ourselves and the spectrum of light That we float through… So when I tell you what you want to hear Whispering it softly…

The Day Pixie Found Herself

She said no that day and threw the clothes that she had bought him away She bought some face wash and herbal tea and and wrote some poetry She listened when her son said you should stop going back She listened when her friends said you’re so much better than that She put on black lipstick and…

Geslachtsgemeenschap

The phone rings. The queen bee is full of royal jelly and ready for action. The man tells the potential partner beautifully warm semi truths and she blushes and leans forward caressing her own chest. The smiling male bonobo winks and strokes and tries to get the female’s attention. The woman flips her hair over her shoulder and giggles on cue…

Selfie

I don’t call myself ,”ThePoet” because I think it’s cute. It doesn’t ring in my mind like Earl or Countess. It’s not a way to flaunt or impress anybody. You name me one person impressed by poetry that is not a poet and I will name you somebody who died in the 1500’s. I call…

Love Charred

I wake up possessed, all of me resisting He’s got me now, his fatal mistake I am compressed inside and abhor this feeling Holding my heart burns his skin into flakes I maybe enslaved but he is the victim Gross error in judgement, human boy He chose me now, out of the millions He volunteered to…

Wicked Something

My upper lip snarling, eye brow raised, upset is not the word I am looking for Heart beat accelerates, finger tapping pulsates, can’t she see I am staring through her soul? I hate the way she eats and thinks and looks and talks and acts I don’t like her when she wears short skirts, long…