Florescence

I’m running out of ink Drowning in my sadness Afraid to face myself With no will to live It hurts to breathe Sinking deeper in my own words Cursed with talents Blessed with curves Starving my gifts Drunk at the party Too stoned to feel Went cold turkey I let the pain pierce through my…

Poison

He said I was a smooth criminal I admit I got my way more than once Have you ever been stared down by a man He may as well have been on his knees Looked upon me like I was a goddess He couldn’t believe his eyes Didn’t know what to do with his hands…

Chapter 9.

I heard an elderly woman say “there’s something beautiful in every chapter of our lives” So I began to study yours in mine I thought of what you left behind I thought of what you took Mostly I kept coming up short Like the story was unfinished Like somehow it had diminished Toward the end…

Royalty.

You hold me near and dear All my fears disappear Sweet visions realized I gaze at you in amazement To be in this time and space Alignment at its best Aura to aura We meshed so well You say you watch me in my sleep A manifestation of my dreams A king fit for this…

Year 2018.

2018 you gave me tears like never before You forced me to grow beyond my wildest dreams Introduced me to beautiful being’s. Taught me how to say goodbye When I thought I was dying, you shined a light on me You laid out before my very eyes the powers that lied within me Gifted me…

Fade in.

I wanted to burn you down Light your life up into flames My fiery fires from within I couldn’t let him win I wanted to cut you into pieces Left you scrambling for peace Need I remind you… Karma is a thing. Silly peasant, disguised as king She wore the empress new clothes Naive to…

Comfort inn

You were like the summer blaze You brought the heat Hotter than summer time Chi You kept me in a daze Unfazed by the now I wanted to bow down to thee Long before he saw himself I recognized the king in you You felt like 90’s R&B Whispers in the dark You made your…

Flourish.

He said I was hard to please An artist with depth to her Layer after layer He wanted to uncover me He tried to study me Sit down and take a class Learn my body language Distracted by my curves As I spoke to him He took these mental notes P oetically I had a…

Power

This familiar scent It came with the same intent A familiar quest Finessing your lies Trying not to condemn myself Trying to find the light Trying to find myself I burned this sage The rage wouldn’t settle The pain made itself a home within How long have I been in this state of mind? Trying…

Human nature.

I found my safe haven A crawl space within When it came down to it It seemed I was being punished by you For my reaction, to your actions Left a alone with self reflection While you’re astray Like I haven’t already dealt a loss Like I haven’t already felt enough Old triggers brought us…