Brown Skin Girl

Brown skin, painted on an angel’s soul. That’s how I describe you when they ask how do I see your beautiful? Roses can be red, violets can be blue but you are beyond what words can capture. You are divine, you are sublime, you are one of a kind.

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The Talk

We were 5 and I kissed a girl,
we were playing house,
they told me I will be the man of the home and encouraged my actions,
she kissed a boy and committed a taboo,
she was told she wasn’t allowed to do that ever again,
so the foundation of her womanhood was girls can’t kiss boys and still be special.We were 5 and I kissed a girl,
we were playing house,
they told me I will be the man of the home and encouraged my actions,
she kissed a boy and committed a taboo,
she was told she wasn’t allowed to do that ever again,
so the foundation of her womanhood was girls can’t kiss boys and still be special.

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Aluta Continua

She had more broken bones than unfulfilled dreams but still they called her weak,
because being a shell of yourself is so easy.

I asked her to leave then she asked where would she go where the same wasn’t guaranteed?

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