Poems Category

The Forbidden Fruit

Scrumptious, the forbidden fruit Soft to the touch Appetizing to the eyes Intoxicating to breathe in Melts in the mouth Addictive from the first bite As sweet nectar touch the taste buds Melting on the tongue A flow of the succulent fruit Satiated from licking the last drop Juiciest fruit hidden in the jungle Will […]

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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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Alone, but not lonely

In a world That thrives on social connections I became secluded Antisocial and weird They call it I gained self-awareness Who dares to be alone? And therefore, lonely I found happiness In search for validation The actual self suffers I fell in love with me For, you can’t truly love others Until you love yourself […]

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Until I

I did not, until yesterday I have not, until today I wait not, until tomorrow I may not, until I should I dare not, until I must I cannot, until I did I thrive not, until I do

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Move Your Feet

Life is a dance floor Your passion is the music Sing the wishes in your heart Move to the beat of your own dreams Dance like nobody is watching Choreograph your own dance moves Take as many steps as you want In as many directions you choose Don’t worry about being off-beat Just get lost […]

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Tracks to your Heart

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 […]

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There’s Something About The Way…

This painting was inspired by one of my favorite songs from Clay Aiken called “The Way”.

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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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Black Woman

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 […]

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A poem for me and about me

Oh, my heart is filled with mixed emotions. It is like an open letter that asks; who am I? My mind inquires: “can you riddle me this”? And I respond: “but, I remember”.   With eyes on me, I can only smile while reflecting on life lessons. In my eyes is blind trust seeking a […]

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