I hope you can find a day When you can wake up And dance on top the sparks of chaos For no other reason, Than the striking of a mood. Not for being alive, Not for the fiction of should, And not as a matter of pity porn. The morning may be cool, The skyContinue reading “Wake up Dancing 💃”
My life, the yo-yo. Always fishing for the weekend. I start each week with a plan, A good one, I’m always sure. Until it fails, until I get overwhelmed, My plan blown up and every piece flying. I am lucky, I remind myself, When shrapnel doesn’t hit my gut But, Just because my plans fracture.Continue reading “Control”
4am. Whether I hit the pillow at 9pm, Or 11pm. Circadian rhythm haywire My rhythm is fire. Burning at both ends. Purpose, goal, change as fuel. The burn is slowing, And steady. Let it burn.
It is said that to learn a language, It’s easiest if we immerse ourselves in it. It’s more complete, our brains build neurons In a comparative snap. The same is true of life. I practiced for my move to law school, Mobility, daily tasks, healthy habits, And it was hard as fluc. I move, andContinue reading “Into The Wild”
I want to change the way The worst of us is viewed, Or those with that label. So that we can strengthen our nation. Instead of wasting humanity, But, asking me, to tell you in 500 words. Is a joke. I want to be a catalyst and I will likely die, Before the work isContinue reading “Articulate”
They want someone to be accountable, So they don’t take accountability, for what they do to make it happen. Blue as the ocean clear, Turned purple and sour With blood and tears. And the jailed doves Don’t show rage, For the broken bones in their wings and legs Beaten and de-feathered After years The doveContinue reading “Accountability”
☆This is the first piece written, for a pen pal, in my new home!
I needed help To move on, And it was going To take her time, Interrupted her, Even with warning. And because ability Has always been faulty, Faultless as that is. They injected anger Into my habitat My skin stung, Without consumption. And I wanted to scream, How dare you! I didn’t choose, And I continueContinue reading “Emotional Space”
It’s raining in June After having been ninety-five degrees A week ago. The weather is reflecting my twenties, Back at me, Angry, Sad, Afraid, Powerful, Persistent embers Hopeful. So that I remember, So that I don’t shed it behind me. The darkness comes, Like the rain, The cold and snow, And the darkness goes, InContinue reading “Mood Swings, aka, Weather”
I can do more. If I music producer can Pivot to bringing false confessions And wrongful convictions to light If KKW can advocate. I can too. My voice is at least as loud, Even if my presence isn’t. I am beginning to push open To push out the sides of my Comfortable envelope, Stand upContinue reading “Pushing The Envelope”