National Poetry Month ~ April 30th

xxx. a visit and a journey the rhythm embedded in my loins aching through my back reaching through my neck stretching out of my hair and lips I watch myself and watch you watch me as you watch yourself and everyone's watching you Watch this As I dance away into…

National Poetry Month ~ April 26th

xxvi. My hands shook Reciting my words Telling my thoughts Sharing my feelings Opening my worlds As they collide Another NY adventure Reminded of my 23 year old journeyings Dancing across bridges Streets And concrete Reminiscing of a teenage me Who knew very little But wanted the world To see…

National Poetry Month ~ April 25th

xxv. the night is awash with memories cleansing the air like so many caracola baths destiny foreseen in a toss as unassuming as the sky the stars strewn across like my uncle's hands holding my future my insight my health in a single breath this water shaken drenched letting the…

National Poetry Month ~ April 24th

xxiv. Self hatred is marrying a man who hates when you wrap your hair or speak Spanish. Too afraid to speak the words to yourself, you let his scowls and bullying make you small, like you think you deserve. Aching to return to the sun Skin grown too thin Heart…

National Poetry Month ~ April 23rd

xxiii. i've been here before no i haven't this moment seen in between the letters you spelled out my name on your lips this trepidation collapsed into laughter with bold movement and bright color broad strokes and hips wide lips and hands imaginations on the streets of manhattan concrete and…

National Poetry Month ~ April 20th

xx. I lock in step at your side a coffee the smell of rain and cement the wonder of unseen storefronts and shops marveling at the constant state of change this city is always in recalling with fondness the Sunday mornings we'd wander the streets of Brooklyn, sorting through antiques…
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