Guilty is notA father’s hugWon’t undoA family’s grievingThe childrenLittered on asphaltTheir warmthWatering the rock Every victory isn’t joyous A cause […]
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Poetry By Dwayne B!
For Orozco The Embalmer I.From dustlustmultiplicationbreathfailure and stepsmathematics and its trappingswax melting on hot radiatorswinter crush — warm beginningsfresh airin […]
I.Shadow dancesWith lightPartners — unheld II.My webIs wide stretchedThinBarely enough to holdBut it is home III.Your skyA wide blackHolding spaceFor […]
Distant lover sitsIn wait. Phone screen dimly glows.Crumbs for the starving.
A City Awakens
The people are outChasing a lost yearMakeshift barsIn oft forgotten guttersA city breathesFamiliar in a new world And everyone mourns […]
The Old Player’s Lament
I want to playBut the game ain’t what it used to beFingers just can’t find the spotsTo make a fine […]
“The Time Keeper’s Tick” or “Black Boy Studies Phenomenology”
Time doesn’t waitIt isEvery moment livedAll of time turned on its sideA solid block of timeA cut — a slice […]
A Dejected Muse Advises A Reluctant Poet
and don’t erasethe next line may be the onethe high — chasedand the crash will be just as mighty a […]
Oh damn my nigYou ain’t knowLiving is for white folksEverything is an excuseTo snuff your fireflyWatch your glow burn outIn […]
Anytime I get sick, I feel like a slug stuck in syrup. Im vulnerable and weak, but there is a […]