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“I Can’t Breathe!” #Rhyme #Unapologetic

Can you imagine being a Mother supper’s on the stove There is a warmth in the airthat chases away the cold.A phone call from a person Your gut makes a twist Panic overwhelms your heart The words you thought you’d never get.“I’m sorry, but your child is gone.”Each syllable low, and hollowInternally, you start toContinue reading ““I Can’t Breathe!” #Rhyme #Unapologetic”

Being Black in America 2020: Ahmaud Arbery #Rhyme #Unapologetic

Out for a jogon a beautiful day. A young man, who’s birthday, was just three months away. .His feet hit the pavement, a steady rhythm began. His heart beat strong, a song of freedom, as he ran. .An unsuspecting Americanon his daily routine. He never knew what was coming,a threat that went unseen. .A fearContinue reading “Being Black in America 2020: Ahmaud Arbery #Rhyme #Unapologetic”

Ocean’s Bottom #FreeVerse #Unapologetic

D r o w n i n gMy head is barely above water S l o w l yI fall below the surfaceS i n k i n gBut the panic doesn’t come W a t c h i n gAs the surface disappears S e r e n i t yEases the raging wavesContinue reading “Ocean’s Bottom #FreeVerse #Unapologetic”

Gossamers #Rhyme #Unapologetic

Entangled in desperation’s web Struggling against its silk As it wraps lusciously around me Dragging me beneath the silt Bound by anxiety’s web Emotional sludge surrounds Trapping me within Hellacious crying sounds Tight, the web becomes Squeezing my very being An anguished essence reveals Eyes that are all too seeing Outside the web, they watchContinue reading “Gossamers #Rhyme #Unapologetic”

Color Me Dead #Rhyme #Unapologetic

A monotone rainbow Blacks, whites, and greys Surround a dying heart Lost in death’s rays . As life slowly turns From reds, and blues Losing itself In solemn hues . A melancholic ambience Shades of beige Induces rage, in red Bleeding all over the place . Crimson tides Of tears, do fall Draining life’s colorsContinue reading “Color Me Dead #Rhyme #Unapologetic”

London Bridge has Fallen #ImagePrompt #Unapologetic

Beautiful, lone stranger Out for a stroll Unaware of who’s watching Underneath your London Bridge It’s almost that time, again A celebration of our own Giddy with excitement As the sand begins to fall Tick-tock, lone stranger Beauty, the time has come Join us in our darkness As your London Bridge falls down We promise,Continue reading “London Bridge has Fallen #ImagePrompt #Unapologetic”

Relentless Demons #Rhyme #Unapologetic

Frantic gasps for air choking on imagined smoke Eyes do water, tears cascade as my demons come to joke Their talons grip my ankles digging deep beneath my skin They yank, and pull, relentlessly They bring me closer to my end Laughing at my struggles and ripping through my scars A death, so slow, it’sContinue reading “Relentless Demons #Rhyme #Unapologetic”