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Laid Back | Poem

Trains

The other night I had a dream that a lover led me onto a train. I had on one shoe and left my purse behind. I didn’t know where he was taking me and I didn’t feel prepared once we got on the train. The next morning I saw a train go by the opposite […]

The Seers

The quote “Those who can’t do, teach,” is referring to Projectors. Its not that we can’t do.We can do better than anyone.Its just that we don’t have to,Not anymore. “Those who can’t see, do.” A

Siren’s Song | Poem

This poem started in one place and I was quickly taken to another. Thank you for going on this journey with me. This poem began as a working through of my sexual desires and how those often misconstrued by those I engage with sexually. It was my desire to express how rough, surprising, and group […]

Rune | Poem

Sometimes I’m surprised by the words that come out of me. I’ve said as recently as a week ago that I don’t like to rhyme in my poetry and the universe said “oh really?” So here I am, sharing a rhyming poem with you! I giggled through most of it, completely flabbergasted that I was […]

Weathervane |Poem

This poem was inspired by a dream that I had the night of December 15th 2020. I was in a faraway place where passion, taste, talent, and uniqueness were all anyone cared about. Thank you @ericgodsey for inspiring me to write a #dreampoem because this is one of my coolest ones yet! The sky spins […]

Poem | Humane

HUMANE adj.-having or showing compassion or benevolence.-inflicting the minimum of pain. How many of us would call ourselves humane? Ok, now how many of us do you really think fit the above definition of having or showing compassion or benevolence? Is our country humane? How much pain to we inflict on ourselves and others? I […]

Poem | Temptation

I feel that temptation is to be handled the same way as fear…by engaging in it. I’m not talking about the fact that Jessie has a donut problem and can’t stop herself from eating them and every time she walks by them she feels…tempted. Not what I mean. I’m talking about temptations that we’ve never […]

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