Posted in Angry, words

Devil talons

It takes moments to loose something precious
It took me seconds to lose my innocence
It took an adult knowing what they were doing to rob me of a childhood
Palms clammy
Heart a flutter
Mind going numb
I stood like everyone else
Hands on the wall, still, and hoped none of my friends would mouth back
When you’re black, doing anything human in this part cold get you killed
Because it’s wrong, in the the eyes of the law
Like any day, that day was like any other,
It’s compton, my hometown, a place you love but fear equally
I hated being human and having to be subjected to routines that reduced us to beings lower than everyone else
The profiling
The underhanded handling Continue reading “Devil talons”

Posted in Love, sad, words

Salt on my lips

There’s so little love in the world
The easiest thing to born in a soul
But it’s rare like angels dust
For some, it’s a black moth in a pitch black room
Filtered words that only echo from a distance
Longing that sometimes dies still waiting
I don’t remember much when I saw hands around a body
Submurging bodies in pure emotion that some say is as light as a breeze
Sometimes, when I dream about it, I let myself drift too close to maybes Continue reading “Salt on my lips”

Posted in words

Smothered beauty

I haven’t seen my bare face in ages
I haven’t looked at body in years
I haven’t walked outside not dressed to the nines
I haven’t been alone with my thoughts for ages
But I’m okay
My waist is finally size eight, my breasts surgey was great
I can finally posts pictures online
I know I spend a lot on make-up but who isn’t these days?
I’m always invited to party with popular guys
I haven’t had anyone say something negative in years. Continue reading “Smothered beauty”