A Black Woman's Quest
My mind goes up... and goes down!
At times performing like a clown.
Trying to throw keep mortality from
weighing me down.... more »
A Friend Of Light
As the earth prepared its meeting with the sky
From a distance, I watched the lonely sun sinking
low down into a reddish-orange glow
While sitting in the dark not trusting the light.... more »
A Gift Every Tomorrow
Today day gave me the most beautiful package though not for tomorrow
Inside the beautifully covered box lay a 'Noble Truth: '
'All life is suffering'reckoning with or without unhappiness... more »
A Loving Partner
We found each other under the evening sky
the moon sat directly over our heads and sent
tidal waves that made our hearts bulge with love.... more »
A Loyal Companion
You've been with me all the days of my life:
A loyal friend, the part of me about which
it may seem I could care less:... more »
A Moment In Time
The sun rose sunny and bright
Rays sent message from the sun
This message can be read in a second.... more »
A Moment With Indulgence
Putting all things aside for a while....
Beckon indulgence inside to stay awhile...
Sweeten heart and mind tasting...
Relaxed in silence... more »
A Monologue With Self
My life is fluff...I know it want be long
Sitting in limbo purring like kitten without a home
lacking faith taught me to heavily lean on…... more »
A Mother's Choice
My dear, every journey
Begins with one single step,
then another, they alternate
with each other, and the body... more »
A Mother's Collection: Tissues, Bones, And Blood (First)
Her First born that seems so long ago:
Peering into my mind
Look at what I see!... more »
A Mother's Collection: Tissues, Bones, And Blood (Fourth)
While they were carefully restoring... more »
A Mother's Collection: Tissues, Bones, And Blood (Second)
"Mother You have A Baby Boy" while laying
Seven pounds of flesh on my throbbing
heart, tears streaming down my face, drops
falling on his light brown hair, and the crease... more »
A Mother's Collection: Tissues, Bones, And Blood '(Third)
You filled my life with joy
on that hot, sticky, July day in 1969...
Daddy had hoped the old car would survive to take us to... more »
A Mother's Jewel
Red and white garlands draped the treasure chest.
They marched in tandem in the quietness of
The cathedral, offering up sorrowful
Tears to her crimson dressed body... more »
Abandoning child, teenage, and
Candy cane forest, then first kiss.
Personal dolly and my own... more »
Inspired last night, today, and into tomorrow
Oh how these starry eyes lit up the night: the stars
Twinkled, laughed, and danced in delight
The red moon stays in motion…from a long rest... more »
A Portrait Of My Mama
with ease, he spoke in tongue
Yet, the genuine gift of the Holy Spirit caused... more »
A Rush Of Wild Wind
Love is like a wild wind
Am I just a howling wildness?
or maybe a howling triumph!... more »
A Soliloquy: Today, Tomorrow...And Tomorrow
I know my time want be long…
Sitting in limbo shows up life's complexities, lacking
the faith that I was taught to heavily lean on.
Life's ripples and waves challenging me to ride.... more »
A Special Friend
Your friendship likens the sun-
it lights up the world
Your friendship likens a fruit-... more »
A Special Occasion
While observing the gathering guest
and remembering eleven years past, when
She made her first debut on the world stage.
Wearing a soft juicy peach birth-day dress;... more »
A Stepfather Walks In His Steps
Our blood may not have
Mixed to make my babies
Seems by nature our flesh
Mysteriously paired... more »
A Tale Of Two Sisters
Many years I've wished you happy birthdays or beginnings
Yet, there's something very special about this one-its a
milestone in your life and mine too.
Ora, are you aware that we've spent our entire... more »
A Thank You Letter To My Husband And Best Friend
A Thank You Letter To My husband. My Best Friend…
These thank you words are for the finest occupant in the golden years of my life
You're my quiet sleeping nights, my snugly warm hugs, and my heartwarming... more »
Actions Follow One Another
A coward, I lay in the shadow of heroes
Experiencing sadness to enjoy happiness
Thereafter, doubt clears the way to confidence... more »