Monthly Archives: August 2011

Irene


Hurricane Irene How dare you mess up a good thing Rain Winds Blown fuses Broken trees No power No air No hot or cold Hurricane Irene After you hit It was pretty Blue skies Great temps Nice breezes. Each day … Continue reading

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Blue skies light breeze


Twenty. Years Reaffirmed in less than 48 hrs. Missing so much To much hate, Replaced with love. So much alike We are, Like brothers On different sides of the hill. Who knew Twenty years of fears Resolved in minutes Over … Continue reading

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What wind carried you in?


What wind blew you in Hurricanes Twisters Earthquakes Why can’t I get a break. What roads brought you What choices Made this trip Who’s that before me That face like mine Skin of a similar shine Glasses just a thick … Continue reading

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Stone by design


STone by design Years spent being hard Take their toll No tears No smiles Just miles spent alone A living statue Carved from Flesh an bone No humanity left to speak of No conscience Just pain Embodiment of struggle. Avoid … Continue reading

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Life built on lies


Raise your son That’s what you’ve asked me To do. Accept the blame Reverse your shame Your boyfriends seed Swells your body Shrinks your choices. Your mother an Father Love him An hate me vehemently. How can I claim him … Continue reading

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Dreads


My dreads Are not a style of hair Merely a guide to my soul. Each lock Carries a memory A fear A story A triumph A love. My hair is long Running down my back It’s black Red and brown … Continue reading

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Yellow boy black man


Yellow boy is what they called me House nigger Light bright Mr. Talks white Sporting a fade Transitioning to a fro Graduating to dreads Turned many dark skinned heads Now I was down they said My skin was darker From … Continue reading

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