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To My Momma To my momma, who has swallowed the amerikan dream and choked on it. * To my momma, whose dreams have fought each other– and died. * Who sees, but cannot bear to see. A volcano eating its … Continue reading

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Black Words in a Dark World.

August is Black. What do you do when your stance is apocalyptic? When the things you say aren’t very analytic? All you see is the destruction of the planet But your voice is so muted that all you do is … Continue reading

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When the Butterflies in Your Stomach end up Actually Being Acid Reflux.

Heartburn. I am not your excuse to harm while claiming you’re unarmed I’m not the one you’re about to place your blame upon your grimy sinew that connects your con. * I’ll tell you what: You might have deceived me … Continue reading

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From Whence I Came.

Dreamland. I dreamt of you last night your voice your hair your smile. It was so real to me the dream me began to compile a list of questions I had for you that only you would know I had … Continue reading

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Little Chaos, Less Sleep.

Thoughts from a Master. How do you focus when you can’t breathe? You need a breather But breathing is hard your heart pounds flutters Fluttering But you tryin’ ta sleep How are you gonna make rent? How you livin’? As … Continue reading

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Consumed.

Twisted. Have you ever felt like you’re dying? Like you’re killing yourself to succeed? It’s a feeling that makes you sick to your stomach, it’s a feeling that will not heed your incessant cries and pleas for it to stop … Continue reading

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A Month of Black Love: Weekend Edition

Deferral. What happens to a dream repressed? When the weight of it all comes crashing down leaving you distressed? What happens when you can’t sleep and all you think of is your failure? You think of all the ways you … Continue reading

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