You know, The butterflies in the stomach Heart beating fast in panic Tongue tied lost for words Eyes locked and souls immersed Kind of chemistry But see, I’m not a fighter, that’s my curse I’m more of a lover, that’s the worst Not any kind of lover…let me depict The kind that’s a hopeless romantic […]
I watched I watched you take our friendship for granted I watched your false pretense of friendship I made excuses Excuses about your level of maturity Telling myself that it’s only your naivety Still, I watched I watched you take advantage I watched you play your games
Sitting here, feeling kind of crazy Recalling all of the lies he fed her She chewed and swallowed it all As he seasoned each lie better each time The delicious taste of deceit on her taste buds Never tasted sweeter, than when he spoon fed her Sometimes, she would choke trying to swallow But of […]
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!
If the walls could talk They would tell stories Of my dirty little secrets Subjecting me to judgement For my vices If the walls could talk They would shed light On my negative traits Bearing my weaknesses in the open Breaking me down in embarrassment If the walls could talk They would reveal My unstable […]