For Immortals That Live On Soundcloud

A simple "pardon me" would have been nice As you bumped your way to heaven. Showing up at the gates Before anyone saw your invitation. Never too soon or too late, Always on "God's time". Sometimes God's time feels like unfair Like fate made a clutch deal Made off with the jewels and we left … Continue reading For Immortals That Live On Soundcloud

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The Poem I Didn’t Want To Write

I kept telling myself to write it. It's just a poem. It's just a poem that I need to write. Just like I was just a kid. Just a kid sitting in the bus station. Late at night in the early morning I was just a passenger waiting for a ride. Just some teen. Like … Continue reading The Poem I Didn’t Want To Write

Human Aptitude Test Examples

I. When reading a sentence, what voice do you use? Does that voice change when the character is revealed to be Black? see also Latino, see also Asian, see also any culture often caricatured, see also young, see also gay, see also anything you may not be.   II. Innocence dripped from the edge of… … Continue reading Human Aptitude Test Examples

Viva Las Vegas

My hands still smell like gasoline. You said that every night with me is like Las Vegas Color me neon glow flattered With a smile like phosphorous And enough attraction to make you forget the rest of the world. Whatever happens with Vegas; Stays with Vegas. You’ve rode along my streets. Known me to strip … Continue reading Viva Las Vegas

Paint Me Beautiful

Paint me beautiful. My favorite muse, I’d be remiss to miss this opportunity miss To inspire you to create. Paint this body in your image, These curves unfurl into hips and legs, These places hidden to the naked eye. Paint me golden rod sunset, With streams of light beaming. Make me shine at night; Allow … Continue reading Paint Me Beautiful

Would You Like to Dance

Twist for the proper title… If I ignored the passion I feel for you And settled for being a friend I would die from lack of proper title, And never see you again. __________________________________________________________________ Would you like to dance? Your hand fits perfectly in mine, Our slide step is magical, All you have to do … Continue reading Would You Like to Dance

Time Pieces

If I could sketch time, It would look like the stars in A cracked hourglass.   Bleeding out into the darkness like bloodstains on Cold Blacktop Playground.   Trickling Finite Chronos into infinite Space, just to be claimed   By/Buy Watches, clocks, and Random time pieces, only Catching time pieces.   Pieces of time locked. … Continue reading Time Pieces

How To Be More Christ-Like

Be born Go to school and ask questions Learn to read. If you are reading this it is likely you have succeeded in at least 2 of these thus far. Grow up and perform your job to the best of your ability. Invest in a small tub, rubbing salts, fine soaps and lotions. They will … Continue reading How To Be More Christ-Like

That “Awkward Lover” Poem

You’re looking at me, Yes, you. At me. Right now. With THAT look in your eyes. Yes. That look. The one that is telling me that there is an earthquake beneath your sea, and the waves are on the verge of crashing on the shore. Yes earth, I know your rhythms Cause I’m a moon, … Continue reading That “Awkward Lover” Poem

How To Flash

Wear a trench coat When you have your captive audience, Open it with the intensity of single mothers opening child support checks Or hungry children opening cabinets. Thrust hips forward. Shine like TenderHeart Bear in full Care Bear stare Most will initially be in shock. Especially the children. Some will be aroused. Most will wish … Continue reading How To Flash