they walked. sometimes they even held hands. he watched her smile for the sun. the sun always came first. then him. reaching out for jasmine flowers, watching gentle tips caress their edges he wondered how she could smile any wider. “they’re beautiful don’t you think?” trapped by the only flower he bothered to replant inContinue reading for a past life.
You had nirvana. Traded down for those Everyday rentals, everybody been in and out of there. Ain’t you get the memo? New girl is old girl Boo don’t be mad. Nah. Hold on to them receipts, Box it up real pretty, Hit’em come first of the month, Repetitions will have a nigga flat broke ButContinue reading Higher.
you appeared in the aftermath of heavy smoke, fogged covered windows, excitement ridden from the heat of interlaced bodies. baby you appeared out of nowhere. so why, when it was just getting good, did you slip through fingers like the remnant feeling of a slow come down; leaving me with the unwanted aftertaste of wantingContinue reading Like Smoke.
I woke up and realized, that I was more in love with falling in love, than I was with being in love. Addicted to the intensity of its warmth, you know, that feeling that sets every fiber of your being on fire, from heavy lips right before you kiss. you know, that feeling that causesContinue reading Try Harder.
“girl, what you doing? yeah, you! I see you! look at ya! all grown now and what not.” “giirl, what you doing? what you been up to? whats new? how ya momma been? she still go to church?” “giiiirrl, hey! yeah you! what you doing? it’s so nice to see you? how is the family?Continue reading Day 28: Growing Up Pentecostal.
imma a sinner for this glow up. this shimmer that only seems to bounce off the contours of her body as she molds to my side. her shade of bliss; heavenly. hellos, melt snowed in mornings, as we break bread over cafe. i think we’ve gotten used to this.
up and down. up and down. side to side, they wanna pull me in every direction. god only knows why. But no matter, I have laid roots so deep its going to take more than force to uproot me from peace. fear is my friend. I welcome her. how could I not? she has pushedContinue reading Kanpe Toujou