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Lost Innocents

For Kingston, Tyshawn, and Relisha, as well as the countless others whose lives have been taken from them with guns that have become gods and evil masquerading as love. The darkness has always been there an eclipse waiting The light … Continue reading

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Love Letter From Me

Sometimes love is like a fist, it can break through the veil of eternity A faint feathery whisper that brushes the cheek like the back of a hand The tip of Love’s fingertip tracing against an unsuspecting cheek The dizziness … Continue reading

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How I Know

When I stop counting that’s when I know Three years we spent together falling in love with love twenty-three times squared the number of times marriage was discussed four missed opportunities from before we ever met twelve late night talks … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Lie

The most beautiful lie is the one that never feels like a lie Sometimes there are no words to replace what’s been lost as a beautiful lie exposed becomes truth But the beauty of the lie makes it impossible to … Continue reading

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A New Birth

The miracle of birth. Watching love give birth to hate. Breathtaking lies. Peace & Love, Rosalind Happy National Poetry Month, Day 15

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Scars

Less than 24 hours ago, two sisters were killed by the husband of one of the women. Two days before that, a school teacher and one of her students was killed by her husband. A day before that another woman … Continue reading

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Whispered Memories

I hear you whisper memories in my ear like death you will not go away. I press the pause button continuously but still your words vibrate in my ear, a nonstop loop of promises you never could keep. Poetry is … Continue reading

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Hold My Hand

Here hold my hand. Take me where you go. But don’t let go of my hand. Where you go I will follow. I will close my eyes, take a deep breath, inhale your scent your smile your spirit. My only … Continue reading

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The Principal

For her. I apologize for not being there to save you. Locked in a tight space the two of us together Power & Submission, sentries that stand guard. But they’re not there to watch over me. He touched me & … Continue reading

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I’m in Love

They wouldn’t believe me if I told them so I mostly don’t tell them a thing about how I feel, instead I hold my words close to my breast, close to my heart. I’m in love. And I know you … Continue reading

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