Monthly Archives: July 2015

He Said, She Said

He said: Pain ignites our hope. Hope denies Death through blind faith. Faith promotes our success. She said: Pain tried to birth us. We existed already. An enigma. Faith. His poem is about overcoming the past to make way for … Continue reading

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Street Level Drug Dealer

Just a little something I’ve been toying with today: Words bleed from my pores, staining my skin and my clothes. No amount of sass to scrub clean the words you dirtied my soul with. You told me I was a … Continue reading

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Offering My Words with Courage

Maya Angelou once said there are three things needed in order to be a writer: 1) you have to have something to say, 2) you have to possess the ability or talent to say it, and 3) the courage to … Continue reading

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Kill Me

Smother me. With your eyes. Drown me. In your arms. Kill me. With Love. Over. And. Over. Again. Peace & Love, Rosalind

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Love

I feel her heart quickening inside of me. She is rearranging my life, stripping me to my most basic self: love. Peace & Love, Rosalind

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Sleeping with Ghosts

She claimed to not believe in ghosts even while she slept with the remnants of corpses of loves that never should have been. She made pillows out of the faces of men who fed her candy coated drops of sin: … Continue reading

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Hump Day Haiku

She ripped back flesh from painful wounds and memories. Mother Earth. Sun. Moon Peace & Love, Rosalind

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He Carried the Moon, She Carried the Sun

He carried the moon wherever he went. She carried the sun. Some days she lost all strength and will and forgot to hold on to the sun. He used the moon to split her darkness in two. He stole the … Continue reading

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Thin Love

“Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.” – Toni Morrison She carried a dangerous storm inside where her heart should have been. Her eyes were spears, able to tear into flesh, pierce it deep. She felt … Continue reading

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Enough

Words have power. Yes. No. Hate. Love. Words have power. Ni****. Nigga. Words have power. Let. Go. Wait. Wait. Wait. Words have power. You said you’d never let go. Words have power. Breathe in. Breathe out. Words. Have. Power. Promise … Continue reading

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