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 […]
never meant for you to stay…But, you have.
……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 […]
Lightening stretched across the sky and beamed through the curtains.. Twilight slept upon my dreary face.. Fallen shoulders lie on purple sheets. A breath… a blow. To sleep but never to dream. Uneasy and restless. […]
Night train.. rolling over hills, and drifts, winding roads..and worn metal. 11:16 pm. Take the Eastbound train. Exit at Stadium Subway. Head West to 4th street. Pass the Ball Park, 2 blocks ahead, on the other side […]
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 […]
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[…]
I am the descendant of a long line of fighters. They survived the oceans, the whips, the chains, the bars, the rapes, the injustice and lies. My family survived fires, persecutions, hypocrisy and genocidal attacks. […]