JUMP

This is me Wanting you Wanting to jump into your arms Like a cat I want to move in delightful circles Until I find a comfortable spot Where I’ll stay in peaceful contentment This is me Wishing for you to be old Wishing that I was younger so it would make sense This is me … More JUMP

MYTH

In the beginning Then When love meant you could lay down your life for your other We were the dream Your dream of the ideal and good Then Life was early morning walks to the stream For a refreshing bath in unpolluted waters Life was standing back with sweat dripping down your back As you … More MYTH

THE PATRIARCHAL

In this realm Of mental slavery Here Where minds are still held captive by The chains of patriarchy Freedom will stretch its hands In piety But no man will take it Because it serves them well To be considered gods When justice requests for equality It is not a demand for sameness But a cry … More THE PATRIARCHAL

I KNOW WHAT IT IS

Hello faithful followers! I have been on WordPress for three years! Whoop! Whoop!  If you are still here, let me just say that I appreciate your commitment to this blog. I have not done a lot of  book reviews this year but I try to augment with my poems. I hope you enjoy this one: … More I KNOW WHAT IT IS

SWEET MEMORIES

Sweet satisfaction in knowing That the one you gave your heart to Gave his right back Sweet contentment in the conviction That your love though from human Hearts aspire for perfection Sweet desire Roused by thoughts of a lover’s unselfish loving Sweet dreams of wondrous things Yet to come Sweetheart You know how deeply you … More SWEET MEMORIES

YOU SAW IT FIRST

You saw it You saw it first You would have been unhappy She didn’t know But you saw it First And left You would have been unhappy You knew it But From what moment? That altercation? The one that altered your position As head And later On the bed? What moment? The moment you withdrew … More YOU SAW IT FIRST