11: Open - Nov 2021

Infidel

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Yours always leads back to the queen and her children, After dipping her regal staff in foreign lands. Infidel here is a raw truth: She can see the foreign presence within your poise, Smell her sundry scents succumbing to yours, Concatenate the lies hidden in your voice. Your mistress is not a pleasant sight, Neither is she worth flooding royal eyes. Infidel, I have…

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11: Open - Nov 2021

Forgive Yourself Child

“You’ve bullshitted bullshitters for too long it is enough now!” She looked at me, Tears in her eyes, Snot flowing to her mouth unnoticed. Her face softened as she continued, “For years now you have been bleeding, Slicing roads that lead to nowhere On your perfect brown skin With a knife from your imaginary friend. Grandmother must be calling from the grave. Ignore her dear. Ignore death itself. You ink the pages with confessional poetry,…

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