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

Work Fever

WORK FEVER There is a fever in the nation where industry never sleeps People grow tired but the need for money grew weak The mind's tires continued to spin as the interest decreased Dwindling comforts connected to longer sleep Lose time to keep the lights on Blue collar turned down leisure... to march in the … Continue reading Work Fever

A Furry Friend

    Photo by Binyamin Mellish on Pexels.com A Furry Friend The television flashes with images of canines with no place to go At the time, I had an apartment that didn't feel like home So I made my way to the shelter In search of a friend to call my ownAs I strolled into … Continue reading A Furry Friend