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Author: mantra

Mantra is "The Other Side of the Mirror". Artistically Expressed by Journalist, Artist, Poet, and Social Activist Jessica Williams (AKA Mantra Lotus) from the Greater St. Louis Area. M.A.N.T.R.A.= Motion, Artistic Nuances, Tantric Realities, Anthology. MANTRA tackles Domestic Abuse, Questions Discrimination, and Demands Vindication in Strong Feminine LOUD Voice. MANTRA is provocative, and risque. It challenges the mind and provokes internal dialog in what (WE) believe is Right and Wrong.

RED DOOR

Breaking, cracking, sinking, sunk. Dunked, and stuck. Stagnate and unmovable. Red Door. Locked. No entry. Neon green. Bright and effervescent. Feverish, flailed and flipped Back door. Enter. Unseen, Uncared, gaped and black. Unashamed and free They all scuffle through A … Continue Reading RED DOOR

STUCK

never meant for you to stay…But, you have.

Her Face

……She tells the story of her beginning and end her coming and going Her eyes whisper the joys of her children and the heartaches of her love and his struggle The birds melodies vibrate along her skin Wind chimes dangle … Continue Reading Her Face

PHOTO

Lightening stretched across the sky and beamed through the curtains.. Twilight slept upon my dreary face.. Fallen shoulders lie on … Continue Reading PHOTO

Love Me Right

I got rivers flowing through my breast; ancient rivers that griots tell stories about that babies suckle from that tiny toes dance through I got rivers flowing through my breast Elephant trunks sip Grandmothers bathe in Grandfathers are baptized in … Continue Reading Love Me Right

Sweet Talker

Wet Liquorice lips Peppermint tongue with a Red Hot tip Cotton Candy breath and Sugar Daddy words He’s a Sweet Talker Strutting his Fifth Avenue walk Spitting his Juicy Fruit talk Flashing Charms on … Continue Reading Sweet Talker