Writing

A Poem # 19

Here's a poem that I wrote sometime in 1996. The Streets of Success Strolling, walking Taking my time Smiling, talking Everything is mine The streets of success Everything is perfect Everything is the best Nothing is going wrong And for the first time I have a happy song Playing in my head Making me high… Continue reading A Poem # 19

Writing

A Poem # 17

This poem is appropriate as we close out Black History Month. It was written on December 26, 1995. Caution: This poem contains strong language and imagery. Bloodline Trace your roots back Several centuries ago There was a slave She gave all the labor she could She fought for her freedom and freedom Of the future… Continue reading A Poem # 17

Writing

A poem from my book, I Forgot About Me, plus the book is free on Amazon (last day)

I wrote my poetry book, I Forgot About Me during some of the darkest, saddest days of my life. I experienced a health crisis that I wrote several posts about, then about six weeks after that, my mother passed away. I felt like I was suffocating under the grief. One thing that helped me to… Continue reading A poem from my book, I Forgot About Me, plus the book is free on Amazon (last day)