The slight sound of chattering speech filling my ears. The muggy smell of dirt mixed with cheap cleaning materials, The aroma is likened to the fragrance of a used wet mop.Eyes within each face expressing discontentment, and they glance back … Continue reading The Waiting Line
I can see through the smile on your face To the agony in your soul, How can anyone dare to understand The paths your feet have treaded upon You fought what seemed to be a war A battle was waged … Continue reading Gone Too Soon
In our generation, there are very few people who have received the same worldwide recognition and respect as Nelson Mandela. His recent death in the past week caused me to be inquisitive of his life; and I had to sit and ask myself, “How much do I really know about him at all?”. I believe that the average person doesn’t know his true life story, nor the real story of how he became all that he was: respected politician, philanthropist, President of South Africa, South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Well, at least I know that I don’t … Continue reading Maya Angelou’s Poetic Tribute to Nelson Mandela
My heart flows with a pressing deception Like a bird in a cage, I feel trapped with no direction These dark streets will have no mercy On the faint of heart, living a life in naivety Pressed to believe the … Continue reading Being Poetic..
~ The Greatest Love of All ~ I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be Everybody’s searching for a hero People need someone to look up to I never found anyone who fulfilled my needs A lonely place to be And so I learned to depend on me I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone’s shadows If I fail, if I succeed at … Continue reading The Greatest Love of All
At night when I close my eyes I see your face, and your eyes glow I can’t get you off of my mind I miss your smile, your heart, and your soul When darkness envelopes the light I still see … Continue reading Where Does The Time Go?
Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my … Continue reading A Beautiful Poem