What is a girl to doWhen my body is torn in two? What do you mean?Can’t you see he likes you too?Girl, you’re stupid, this boy loves youNah, he’s just tryna bust a nut in youOh shit, I forgot, my lady parts want him too So again, I ask What is a girl to doWhen […]
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 […]
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”
As we celebrate Mother’s Day today, I would like to dedicate my acrostic poem to all of the mothers. To all of the Haitian mothers, my mother included, who get to celebrate Mother’s Day twice, Happy American Mother’s Day to you all…until May 28th!
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
Lucky, I feel Watching the layers peel back Uncovering the beautiful mystery Hidden deep inside From my eyes, the tears slowly escape Blurring my vision for a purpose Inviting me to feel the energy Connecting me to the soul Giving me the courage and trust To travel on the tracks to your heart Until I […]
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 […]
Her mind travels a million miles As she stares in the distance with sad eyes When questioned, she lies about being okay, through fake smiles Yet, her thoughts grow more troublesome as time flies In her thoughts, she’s cursing the color of her skin Society has deemed her big lips, wide nose, nappy hair, and […]