black poet

Laid Back | Poem

Sitting Duck | Poem

Come get meI lay in your watersA thin bubble of rubberBetween my skin and your bodyGiggles ripple through waterStarting every hair on meMy smile grows slowly and with what feels likeEffortThe wave of joy breakingRocks of resistance within meWashing away yeats of bitch-faceAnd drowning unworthinessBuilding momentumSoaring with new wingsAs if never held backSuch as one […]

Waterkissed | Poem

SunkissedSunmistSuntiskSunspray The spirit of the sea rises to kiss the sun goodnight.Water is her nameOlder than the sea itselfShe holds record of everything she’s ever touchedYou, me, them, those.Next time you see herAsk about loveAbout fallingAbout falling in love. Poem inspired by this gorgeous shot by…📸 @mikecoots Read this one for @fit.for.service tonight during our […]

Restless | Poem

When I lay down to sleepIsWhen all the thoughts peek outThey flinch when I doTip toeing to the bed’s edgeStatic whispersSo big I can see whole worldsOn the underside of the wavesDream they tell meFeel they tell meWrite they tell me A

Chained Dragon | Poem

What do you dream about? What are your secret dreams?The ones that curl up with you under the sheets?The ones you whisper to one or two? Is it to make an impact on the entire world?To have a big family?To be remembered after you’re dead?To be extremely wealthy?To buy a home or two or three?To […]

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 […]

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