I Hope This Finds You

“Love yourself.” The walls whisper. I toss one way, see it written on the moon, turn the other and find it staring back at me from within the darkness of my room. “Love yourself.” They tell me, putting flowers in my hair to make me feel delicate and pretty but I vehemently shake them all… Continue reading I Hope This Finds You

Free

I am free. I am, finally, free. I am walking through the canopies of wooded trees and yellow sunnies – the bees making their way to the nectar. Honey. So sweet. Like me. Honey. So free of bitters and negativity. Free of no. Free of you. Free to be… I am free. I open the… Continue reading Free

Skeletons Are Scary Up Close

I’m taking off these chains I’m stripping in your grace I’m laying down this mask Do you see my face? Will you love me still When you’re deep in my mess? Or will you walk away Like the rest I’m already deep in your web Deep in your distress Tear me to shreds Show me… Continue reading Skeletons Are Scary Up Close

Dear White People:

I do not need your apology. I do not need your words. I will not pat you on the back for finally seeing what my people have been saying all along–that even with a Black man as our President– racism, sexism, homophobia, hate for & fear of the other exists. I want your eyes, your… Continue reading Dear White People: