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Tagged: “national poetry month”

Relationship Status – Part I
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Relationship Status – Part I

Posted April 18th, 2013 by in Blog, Love, Poetry

***My third full poem for National Poetry Month. Check out the stream of haikus on my twitter feed ******POEM****** A friend is not a friend until she’s watched you bury hatchets and nursed you back from death Pulling you back from the brink Insisting that you live And breathe one more day Dancing with your […]

Grasping
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Grasping

Posted April 4th, 2013 by in Blog, Health & Vitality, Poetry

Grasping air, It slips slyly through fingers First like the slippery grasp of overripe mango flesh Then like air Youth slips away from me like air Through my fingers It can be slow In the cloudy descent of fatigue Or speedy like the racecar of disappointment knocking the wind out of me Fallen follicles And […]

Hold Your Head Up
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Hold Your Head Up

Posted April 2nd, 2013 by in Blog, Poetry

First draft, first full poem from National Poetry Month /// Hold your head up, kiss the sky When they threaten to rape you with their eyes With their lies With those economic ties Hold your head on high When their sanctions Threaten your existence, Your revolutions When they keep you locked in 1960 Walk with […]