Life Struggles Category

Tick Boom

Tick Boom Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Boom If only he took the time to zoom In the near future, when he starts to groom For success, the world is his private show room Tick Tock Tick Tock Tick Boom His mother is left in gloom In broad daylight he met his doom […]

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I Ask Who

Her smile lights up the room His voice commands attention As the sun caress her glowing skin In bright daylight she’s superwoman Feeling validated as the likes come in bulk On social media he’s the hulk The moon shines bright A click of a button, logs off the world Behind closed doors she’s a wreck […]

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Lights Out

Little girl in the boxing ring Throwing punches at her dad Twenty six years later She grew into a tough girl Or… so she thinks The time has come She needs to prove herself She marches to the ring Full of confidence She greets her opponent

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Love don’t live here anymore

In the midst of laughter And three drinks, thereafter She looked me dead in the eyes Before throwing her head back hysterically She took a sip and shook her head As if to say, “oh no silly girl” Before uttering the words “Love don’t live here anymore”

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Traveling Down Memory Lane

Insane… A slain heart with no restrain Traveling down memory lane Or a sane mind enchain Holding on to hope in vain All that remains is the stain When hope has begun to wane Marking the memories of the pain Leaving behind feelings of disdain

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Black Man

Tears slowly falls down from her eyes After the doctor says, “Congratulations, you’re having a boy” Suddenly, a glimpse of the future flashes before her eyes Revealing the harsh world that awaits her little boy Unbeknownst to him, the doctor smiles confusing her tears for joy She forces a smile that fails to convey much […]

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But I Remember…(Domestic Abuse)

But I remember… “Quit your job!” You demanded, one breadwinner is all we need Shocking, how from then on, your control over me grew in increasing speed But I remember… All it took was that one day when…, wait a minute, I can’t recall the beginning I mean, one day, we started to argue, all […]

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Rebirth

In the far distance, I saw the light As my heart beat sped up, I closed my eyes Thoughts spiraled out of control as I saw the tunnel I’m going into cardiac arrest, call 911 Sorry, it was a false alarm, carry on It’s happening again, but stronger this time Breathlessness, hyperventilation, I can’t breath […]

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I Will Survive

I’m chocking on your words I tell myself I’m bigger than your voice I’m drifting away from your echoes I tell myself I’m stronger than your sounds I survived   Give me one reason to stay here Make me change my mind You don’t make it easy to be here Until then, I can’t change […]

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Death

Goodbye, Farewell… for now, or forever Such a powerful and mysterious experience is death A passage of life which is inevitable for us mortals Marking the end of life on earth as we know it Signifying the beginning of the afterlife as we hope it to be true Still, who knows for sure, if we’ll […]

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