History Repeats Itself

Some people may say that we’re far gone from an era that would create discriminatory propaganda against a specific group of people based upon false ideals. Some people may say that we have learned from the past, that we will never let a holocaust color the pages of our history books again. What if I […]

Blue

Blue Like your favorite color Or so I thought Black You said Like your soul But to me Yellow Like the color of the sun Was what described you best You couldn’t see that   So we laughed about black

UNCLE

Those letters on the screen proved what I said But they didn’t acquit me from guilt   I didn’t own a gun I didn’t pull the trigger   Yet here I was Red handed Feeling like I had shot the bullet   The words spilled from my mouth Like a 3 am post-binge vomit   […]

America

Dammit Why do you think that I Asked for the roll of eyes From the follicles on my head to my pinky toe Like I was putting on a show All I wanted was a drink from the Vending machine Not the soda can in some guy’s Jeans popping its tab Dammit   Dammit Why […]

hummingbird

My heart beats I think there’s a butterfly inside my chest NO A hummingbird Sweat on my forehead A rhythm in my veins I can’t explain But I wait For you to move For my counter action For that sideways smile asking “Is this okay?” And me not talking But nodding I think there’s a […]

love is

The sound of Drunk people singing At the top of their lungs After too many beers And too few cigarettes Of the oil well pumping at 11 pm on a school night Frank Sinatra   The smell of Asparagus and club soda Of smoke from your explosion Of river water that’s too high This time […]

She

i can give you what you need – i said but he smiled and shook his head see she gives him what he wants Her kisses are fireworks on the fourth of July Her love tastes like Sour Patch Kids but my perfume smells like promises he can’t keep my words make him lose sleep he’s […]