Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President, I hear sirens every night They are like lullabies To sleep away the nightmares, To escape the monsters lurking, Only because I'm safe inside Meanwhile, those who have no homes Feet connected to the streets Found safe haven on the concrete Are running from men in uniforms To haul them into a … Continue reading Dear Mr. President

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To Whom It May Concern

I never know where to start Because once I try to speak The words get lost in my train of thought Afraid to make its way back to me So I sit there quietly Trying my best to say something -anything really But I start to see flashes Of what he did to me Now … Continue reading To Whom It May Concern

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Dear Kenneth, I Love You

Our first conversation was through text We were sitting in the same room Without the "will he or will he not reply" anxiety I was talking while you were typing Because you were unable to speak You were sweet but kind of impulsive You met me out of recommendation After a wisdom tooth extraction For … Continue reading Dear Kenneth, I Love You

Hold My Hope | Poetry

These stars have died, bloodshed Lights sparkling on the other side Hold the hand of the lost Hold the hand of the condemned These self-called saints Wreak hell in the streets (Knock on doors) Hold the hand of the never was Hold the hand of the never were Thousands have died For misinterpreted sins (Fall … Continue reading Hold My Hope | Poetry

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Obscure Loneliness | Poetry | Dear Juliet

I lay there Hearing echoes from other rooms, dishes on the kitchen sink, and the building's faulty pipes. I lay there With a willingness to move But no strength to So I wait For what? Anything really. My mind decides to rest slowly drifting away from the sound, my bed, and this head I lay … Continue reading Obscure Loneliness | Poetry | Dear Juliet

Black Mirror Relationship

I know the type They only make pop-up promises We light up like our screens They believe we're too scared To take a chance and become Something more than digital They prey on those who want love They tweet and post poetic statements, Nicholas Sparks quotes, And unknown Tumblr sources They prey on those who … Continue reading Black Mirror Relationship

Every Now And Then

There's this thought That creeps around Every now and then But never too often That one day You'll leave Others have knocked on my door They offered sweeter words And a promise of pleasure But you were the one Who stood out You didn't carry a bribery Instead, you held out your hand I took … Continue reading Every Now And Then

What My Mother Told Me

When I was younger My mother always told me To lock my door Whenever they would have company It wasn't the question of trust It was for my own safety It's okay to be friendly But I guess she wanted me to know Evil lurks and smiles They wave and say hello And most of … Continue reading What My Mother Told Me

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You’ve Met Me Before

Hello there! Wait, please don’t leave Do you not recognize me? I am no stranger to you at all In fact, we’ve known each other Since your first word And I’m betting I’ll be there for your last You can pretend But I know you sense the familiarity You can already hear me Don’t deny … Continue reading You’ve Met Me Before