Sunday, May 19, 2024

The haunting of lateness

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Sometimes do you ever feel like  Time is going too fast  You can’t catch up even if you try hard Your best is only good enough for some people  Deadlines fall behind, stress enters in like a bad dream enters a child at night  You feel like you are...

My brain is about to explode 

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Have you ever tried to stuff a crazy amount  of marshmallows in your mouth all at once? That’s how my mind is working right now Life, family, school, and what I would call "other" are jam packed into my mind  I’ve been told to breathe, you got this...

When life doesn’t go your way! 

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You see the hill It’s too far It’s too high You start walking You slip Fall Fall  Fall Mudslide  Crash into a rock Skin your knee Hair ripped out of places You fall and you can’t get up  Well that’s life Sometimes it doesn’t go your way! 

I am woman, hear me roar!

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I am a woman I am strong I can bite back if you threaten me I can move mountains with just a glair I can do so many things  I am adaptive  My power is contagious  My laugh can heal a wound  We are stronger together We have a voice  We have heart Nothing can...

My name is not…

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My name is strong  My name is powerful My name is special My names meaning is important My name should be used instead of a nickname  My name is unique  My name is something that deserves to be said  My name is culture  My name was given by special people in my...

Savages

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They call us savages They say we are only here to work Make babies and do what we are told Don’t speak Don’t have an opinion Work harder Work harder Worker harder! WH-TCH! In my mind I am working harder I’m tired I’m Tired I’M TIRED! WH-TCH! My opinion even inside my own brain Doesn’t matter! Keeping working Keeping working KEEP WORKING! Maybe if...

What does being black mean to me?

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Being black means being part of a stronger community that is outside of myself Being black means power on all fronts Being black means watching your surroundings closely especially in public Being Black means my dark skin is beautiful Being Black means not just jumping over hurdles but...

We are not petting zoos

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People think that they can just come up to us and Touch our hair because it’s different Black peoples hair is important It let us out of slavery It created a bond between mother and daughter Barber and black men unite Made us a stronger people Wig, braids, cornrows, natural, straightened Hair...

Feeing down

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Help! Can anyone hear me!? Is anyone there? Why do I feel so alone in a crowded room?  Someone pull me out of this feeling,  I’m tired; I’m tired of my head spinning; my heart, beating too fast; the love that used to be is now a vacant spot in my chest.  Can’t...

Snow

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Snow Snow White White out Out spoken  Spoken word Word program  Program selection  Selection order Order up Upswell  Sell products Product intelligence  Intelligence  See I connected weather, to Disney, poetry to Microsoft, economics to overall knowledge. If I can connect strange things then you can connect yourself in a different way. Reach out to people that you...