Category Poetry

Maddie

Sometimes when I have settled down, put away distractions, and really listen to the silence. I think of you, I think of the things we never got to do. I think about how ignorant I was to everything that occurred that day. If I was smarter I would have went to the doctor and saved […]

WE WEAR THE MASK by: Paul Laurence Dunbar

One of my favorite poems in the world. We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes, This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, And mouth with myriad subtleties. Why should the world be over-wise, In counting all our tears and […]

Music to me

Only music can make me rise out of my grave and do a sexy burlesque chair dance around my tombstone or even do a Mission Impossible inside my bosses house and set cheery bombs off in the attic. Music turns these crazy emotions into a understandable piece of writing. When I am feeling like I […]

Dude Whatever

Yea Whatever I have read your book and even wrote a couple of pages. I know when you look around you see blank faces. I know people stare at you, shit they do me the same. But what they don’t know they want understand. I been talked about and mistreated. But hey look at me […]

Don’t Get Me Twitsted

This was titled Girls, but I do not feel that title compliments this poem. If I was with you, you are right life want be the same.  For starters I don’t play no games. My pussy I don’t flaunt, I have more class than most. But shit you right a lot of girls like guys […]

Translation

SHE’S GONE I LOST HER IN TRANSLATION. SHE WAS THERE, NOW HER ROOM IS VACANT. I CALLED HER OLD NUMBER, BUT IT’S DISCONNECTED. SO I AM THINKING…WAIT A SECOND. IF SHE GONE AND HER ROOM IS VACANT….???? IT’S REALLY ME I LOST IN TRANSLATION.

I Hide

I hide the tears behind my smile.I hide the pain by changing my styles.I hide the hurt underneath my skirt.I hide the truth beneath my shoes.But no matter what I hide, my eyes can’t tell lies.Once I am naked all can be seen, so until further notice I will only be naked in my dreams.