They Are. #SpeakEasy #Prose #Unapologetic

✊✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿  Did you know that these people are human beings? Did you know that these people are Americans? Did you know that they have feelings, and emotions, and hopes, and dreams, and goals? Did you know that they have families? Did you know that they’re my family?  They are Mothers. They are Fathers. They are Daughters. They areContinue reading “They Are. #SpeakEasy #Prose #Unapologetic”

“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”

The Warriors #Rhyme #Unapologetic

I can’t imagine the exhaustionripping through your soul I can’t fathom the brokennesssucking you into a hole.I will never be able to count each tear you’ve let fallFrom eyes so melancholy a spirit broken by a wrecking ball .Back, and forth it swings one hit after the nextBeating down the innocence no time for properContinue reading “The Warriors #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”

Not So American, America #Rhyme #Unapologetic

A country built, supporting one being, Must be white, and regular, sporting a penis. A wife, and kids, a mistress, too, Bible-thumping Christians who pick, and choose. Susie, the homemaker, keeps a clean house, Dinner must be hot, and waiting for her spouse. She must wrestle the children to bed, alone, Missionary position, submission mustContinue reading “Not So American, America #Rhyme #Unapologetic”

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