When you stare into the mirror Do you see yourself? What do you look like? Do you like you as much as I do? Do your eyes still laugh Even after the memory of his hands on your body rapes you for the millionth time? Your smile. Does it shine? Does the corner of yourContinue reading Do You.
Tell me, How ya feeling fine, When ya downing half the bottle, And ya smiles become the Stamped frown that you wear? Tell me, How ya feeling fine, When ya Pullin so hard Cuz reality sucks And the escapes no betta? Tell me how ya feelin fine, When they got you livin lies Lovin onContinue reading When You Tell Me You’re Fine.
I’m tired dying Moving slow Feeling low Actin like I got no place to go. But it’s hard out here Where loves got Billions of different definitions And potential lovers are being gunned down Every Otha minute Just for living while black. In the crypt before their time Trynna forced me to let go ofContinue reading two wholes.
I didn’t understand it. I wondered, Where had she gone? This little girl Who looked so much like me Was smiling. Tapping uniform heels together, Maybe one more time And we’d be transported back home. Transport me back to ‘the before’. Before that bubbled way of living Became cold, Back to the before You fellContinue reading Part II
I love how you don’t need to ask for love, because you’ve learned how to receive it. I love how you don’t need to ask for love, because you’ve learned how to be whole on your own two feet. I love how you see me. I love that I don’t have to work for youContinue reading I.
Are you that somebody who can love me naked? – Ella Mai
I woke up deaf to the world. Mouths continue to move But I can’t find anything worth listening to. It wasn’t until I watched Two lovers Dance across the skies Without ever having to speak That it hit me. I had fallen apart. I walked closer to the edge Hoping that if I could getContinue reading hear no, speak no, see no