You watch meClouded in your misguided, musingsThat I lie in a heap nightly,Covered in fear and worryAs you wait, like aVulture to devour the last of meAnd yet, your gaze holdsReproach,You don't know what to do with meMy sheathed talons scare youMy gait, makes your insides quiver,So I will wake, glorious thatI, survived you, and… Continue reading Undefeated

Love, Romance, words

To dance

In a sea of writhing caricaturesThe pair oozed passionEntranced in each otherTheir soulsĀ  burnedTheir hearts followedTheir minds ledTheir blood incensed with rhythmClad in dazzling paintsClothed in the love of their cultureCozy in the movements of traditionsCarried in cradle of timeTapping fast feetSpinning wide skirtsRhythmic cowrie shell cracksRed strings circles as music swellsIn a pool of… Continue reading To dance

Black & Proud, poetry, trauma


History doesn't remember blood,It remembers names.No, I beg to differ,My history is steeped in crison.Hounded by voices of convictionI dream and wake to memories.Hearing a yesterday brushed under carpetsI sink into the calling whispers.Because my history is rememberedRaining red in every word I utter.To denounce my ancestors drumbeat chantsIt so cut off the very ties… Continue reading Ancestors