Poetry

Dark Brown

Its shade—dark brown, like cocoa The tone even, just one Beholders in awe or horror Of the skin that I have on   Some beiges feel superior Yet tan to get this tone But for them it’s unattainable They can’t… Read More ›

Water

Water—soft and malleable Changing shape if need be Sitting still or flowing freely Meeting—both river and sea   Water—hard and unforgiving Frozen cold, quite frigid The iceberg that breaks the hull The blizzard causing a standstill   It’s the wind… Read More ›

Beach Days

Sea breeze blows Brushing against my skin Filtering the sun’s rays With its gentle blowing   Air tastes like salt There’s a melody in the wind Tides rip and flow The current pulls me in   White sand beneath me… Read More ›

Sekhmet

Fire and blood Blazing, running Destructive feet trod Deliberate and cunning   She cuts down mischief Obliterating war Warring for peace Which now is not far   The goddess is angry Vengeance her cause Sweeping up enemies Without giving pause… Read More ›

Trouble

It seems everywhere she goes Trouble is never far behind Things always go great at first Until she ends up in a bind   Free-spirited; she comes and goes Wearing independence like a crown But with a softness that one… Read More ›

Scorpio

Scorpion It has the sting of death Cross its path You may not live to regret   It holds a grudge Like no other can A calm, smiling face But to avenge is its plan   A strong aura of… Read More ›