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Mirror Mirror

Photo by Eduardo Romero on Pexels.com Mirror Mirror I use to stare off into the dismal distance looking for answers. Now l get lost in dimly lit mirrors while working to find solutions to problems that few want solved. Because even the laws are flawed. So changing the world for the better is no longer … Continue reading Mirror Mirror

I’m Sorry Kind Of…

Photo by Matej on Pexels.com I'm Sorry Kind Of... I'm sorry Sometimes, I can't find the right words to say Tripping and falling over vowels As though peanut butter clung to the roof of my mouth Failing to describe the intricacies of my day I wrestle with utter confusion Until the night fades away But … Continue reading I’m Sorry Kind Of…

Water Pressure

Photo by Yassin Doukhane on Pexels.com Water Pressure When the water stops flowing, we look to the pipes. Wondering if the corrosion has obstructed it's accessibility? Only to realize that the bill far exceeds the water pressure and our paycheck fails to cover the balance due. Without running water, God is the only one I … Continue reading Water Pressure

Innocence Dies

Innocence Dies I stood on the sidelines last time For a bit of rest To accommodate my breaking soul As time inches closer to an ever-changing pendulum I Pray for a quality of life I have yet to experience While pushing for a level of equity That extends beyond skin color I dig my hands … Continue reading Innocence Dies

Talk

Talk Brotha can we talk? No fists, no knives, no guns and no baseball bats There is a time and a place for physical combat But the youth need to see How level headed adults negotiate We must unify like flocks of birds Taken to the baby blue sky There can be no pride in … Continue reading Talk