I kept my mouth shut on plenty of things over the years. I was so afraid to say anything because I was afraid of what people would think of me. I can come across unusual to people sometimes. I will explain: As a black person – people have ideas automatically about who they “think” you … Continue reading Speaking My Truth
Nothing is always wrong when I'm quiet. Sometimes I like quiet. I like dancing and yelling over loud music at concerts too. I am not enough AND too much. I like it that way...and I like being around those who like me when I'm like that.
I take it away... Massage the aches from childhood Caress cheeks with tears...
Speak your dreams at night While the moon hangs on your voice Wishing you the sun
What a magician! you make these tears disappear with only your voice
Afraid of losing? Playing games only you win... When we are a match
goodbyes are swift waved off like flies welcoming themselves in the kitchen goodbyes are met with confusion no box to close, no door to slam... goodbyes are sad... when two smiles meet for the first time one month...the next... footsteps turning away with no words...