New Leaf

Photo by Gustavo Cruz on Pexels.com New Leaf Turn over a new leaf The old rustic hues Of yesteryear no longer suit you Spring ushers in fresh days   Return to vibrant sunlight Rest easy in tantalizing shade Nestled in the snug embrace Of a temperate breeze swirling with change   Veins crave the sway … Continue reading New Leaf

Dust

Photo by Raquel Costa on Pexels.com Dust We're here one day And gone the next Like particles of dust Being blown around From sunrise to dusk We grow old but never rust That's the special thing about us   Love always, Esha ❤

Bullied

Photo by Marina Shatskih on Pexels.com Bullied Dysfunctional placed on my shoulders Against an urban backdrop Tapped at the vein Those that can't be labeled Are defined as strange   I'm hard wired for disappointment Still fighting old feelings Of rejection with topical ointment Visiting past memories with no appointment   High school problems being … Continue reading Bullied

Can I Get a Witness? 

Can I Get a Witness?  beat it like a cockroach on a bathroom wall  slide like ice is under your feet  strike with the accuracy of a bald eagle  and the ferocity of a lioness in heat be like hyenas cunning and lethal stalking your territory for a way to feed your people be fearless … Continue reading Can I Get a Witness? 

Hometown

Last year, I wrote this poem when Nipsey Hussle died. During that time, I was looking for answers. In many ways, I still am... So many people are affected by gun violence. I have been meaning to talk about this but the pain can be hard to put into words sometimes.   Hometown another good … Continue reading Hometown