Redemption

Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com Redemption I wish I could tell you the truth Without shame or judgement Without pointed words attacking me Like daggers cutting through bruised flesh This is the only place I can go I have been rejected from the rest I am the black sheep And the shepherd's burden It's … Continue reading Redemption

Big-Eyed

Photo by Miriam Alonso on Pexels.com Big-Eyed Look into the silver framed mirror, Covered in watermarks Big-eyed wonder stares back at you Questions form around the pupil's black ring Who will you be today? What will you choose today? How will you find your way? We are falling rain drops in a storm Searching for … Continue reading Big-Eyed

Test Time

Photo by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com Test Time The hour has arrived... If this is a test? I probably already failed My palms perspire As butterflies glide in uneasy surroundings Answers evade me I think about the questions But the A, B, C, and D selections Leave me in tatters... So I erase... Till my … Continue reading Test Time

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

What is Dark?

What is Dark? is it the color we see when the lights go out? or is it just a different spectrum of light? is it associated with the trepidation of the boogeyman gaining lethal power at night?   why are people intimidated by dark hues? ignoring their function in everyday news but they love utilizing … Continue reading What is Dark?