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

New Years Vibe

Photo by Jill Wellington on Pexels.com New Years Vibe Season's Greetings, Are due to you And everyone who made it through This crazy ass year Full of shock and walled in tears   It ends the minute The countdown begins: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.... So let the dazzling gold and silver confetti fly Let … Continue reading New Years Vibe

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