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THE HEART OF A LESBIAN

Mama told me be happy I love you as you are But the world, the place they say is my future throw stones at me, Harsh words have turned to greeting for me, I’m famous to all by being the demonic child that need Jesus, Forget about the boys who say raping me will turn…

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PARDON

There’s a tale being toldNot a new tale, it’s very oldWhen you’re the oneWhose name is in the storyThen the story is new to you There’s a time that they will all blame youAnd a time they want to shame youInto taking all their angerOut on you Well pardon me if I am always cryingAnd…

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SELF LOVE

As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today I know this is AUTHENTICITY As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend someoneAs I try to force my desires on this person, even…

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HE’LL NEVER KNOW

How much it hurtAll the pain he caused insideGave him my all, but I was never enoughAll I wanted was for him to love me backWas it too much to ask for? He hurt me badly, the pain is deepI knew he was cheatingBut I didn’t have it in me toleave himHe would tell me…

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I HELD YOU FOR THE FIRST TIME

The tears rolled from my eyesSo filled with joyNever did I question it,But the answer was clear There must be a God for this joy to comeA race off emotion through my soulMy life had changed foreverFeeling dampness in my face A speeding heart did race,My breath was held fornearly so longThen I heard you…

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IF I KNEW THEN HAD I KNOW NOW

I would listen more carefully to what my heart saysI Would enjoy more…..worry lessI Would know that school would and soon enough. …A work would…well, never mind I Wouldn’t  worry so much about what other people were thinkingI Would appreciate all my vitality and right skinI Would play more, fretless I Would know that my…

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I AM

I am only me ,that is all I can beNo more, no less, don’t second guessI love , I laugh , I live and cryI’ve wished at times , that I could dieSomedaysAm funny,  others am notSometimesAm in overdrive and cannot stop I can be sweet and why it easy and holdAm quite a handful…