Letter To My Former Self

Listen baby: The very things you tell yourself are the very things that are true You like listening to a whole lot of folks but you’d do better if you’d listen to you You’re at a new place in your life Leaving college filled with knowledge But you...

Three Stripes

They tell where you intend to go. They tell where you’ve been. They hint to me Before you speak If you might be a foe or a friend. They protect your sole as you walk Support your sole as you talk Sole solely relying on them The shoes you choose to don Might look nice ...

Matrimony Poem for Danitra and Randall

You have received the divine salute from the Alpha Commander-in-Chief to carry out your military orders.   Operation: Romeo and Juliet.   Donning your Uniform, you rest assured that it is surely divine as it took some time to unite this belle and beau.   A Southern...

Minority Ballad

Just put me in the key of C Crippled cerebrums causing colorful characters  To Cough Up Cacophonies  Excusing themselves from the  Cold cutting certainty That it’s too late once you’ve hit the...

The Twelfth

(Looking in a full length mirror lightly undressing after a day. She’s picking at her imperfections while speaking.) This is the 12th night.  The 12th night that his incessant snoring won’t echo through the halls. The 12th night I’ll be able to stretch and not have to...