She laid down in the wild out Dirt, In a bed of mud Where rain poured its venom with vengeful coy But she- she, fire Undying, un- giving Burnt with unmatched valour Setting water aflame She hurt, broke But with style and passion She fought to ashes Till the rains washed her off And they [...]
Picture from IG: @writerofrainbows ___ Kiss me, Breath for breath Pour your venom into me. * Take me Now, please Your poison makes my insides sing. ** © The Short Black Girl, 2015.
It took so long To break this way You can't fix me In one day * You took too long I couldn't wait Now 'm too pieced To be saved. ** © The Short Black Girl, 2015.
Yesterday, I saw June, Waltz by in dazzling shades of blue, I almost thought she looked nice, That was a while before I saw her eyes, Sad, forlorn, Withdrawn and lost, And her puckered lips, Did little to give her face a lift, My heart sunk, What went wrong? In that moment, I discovered one [...]