stay in the sky,
dont come crashing into
my solid ground leaving your mark.
i am not strong enough
to heal whats been
*The Eintou is an African American poetic form that consists of seven lines with a syllabic word count for each line; 2-4-6-8-6-4-2. Eintou is a West African term for pearl as in “pearl of wisdom.” Visually, the shape of the poem itself can bear resemblance to a pearl.