Category: thoughts

i am not what you seek

I am not what you see or seek in the mirror. I am me, living inside my skin, carrying blood…

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blue elegance

Writing Prompt: Elegant Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. The waters are not blue. They are…

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i want to tell you something

i want to tell you something. i want you to know how sorry i am that i could not save…

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a return to locs

My DNA has warned me that if I keep on with this nonsense about growing out my natural hair without locs, there will be hell to pay. I get death threat-like whispers from my cells that I need to restart my locs, or else. This is a trying time, when the body actively participates in…

a return to locs was originally published on zaji

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i am wanting

I no longer remember who I am, nor why I am. Inside this foreign skin I breathe. I inhale the…

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death, the great silencer

When all is said and done, we are all rendered mute. Death does not care about our feelings nor opinions…

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longing for locs

I keep getting death threats from my cells. They’ve warned me that if I keep up this mess about growing…

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burn with anger, woman

Burn with anger, woman.  Your fire voice was temporarily extinguished with water, but you did not let it drown you. You turned everything that touched you to steam. The destroyers dissipated into the air, mixed in with the ancestors who lost their way and told un-truths about the place of woman. They now mourn their…

burn with anger, woman was originally published on zaji

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land of mind

My mind grows, inch by inch, into a place where all of nature exists and evolves.

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see

we are here to see the impossible sometimes through the night other times through the rain we must see inside…

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final semester

Last semester. I need to get through this. Can’t let illness stop me. Whatever lives, breathes, thinks, intervenes, loves, sees…….

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un-yesterday

There is nothing here. Only waves of memories folding over unrelenting experiences. I will no longer question my thoughts, but…

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threads of memories

I live inside this skin of flesh, blood and bone. I am fragile life dreaming of infinity. Threads of memories…

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the mold in me

I’ve been away for the last two weeks. My vow to write daily has been broken by debilitating illness. You…

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lost

I am lost in thoughts that I do not own.

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a quiet world

I am halfheartedly searching for a road back to Earth. The other half of my heart seeks a quiet world.

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word scientist

Writing Prompt: Whisper Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Most of what I write is an…

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the lonely road

The poem below by Frost is the life I’ve always lived, the road less traveled. It keeps me sane, even…

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blue world

I won’t be saved by you. Only the sky can save me from this blue world wondering how it came…

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i will go now

I read this piece by Yeats recently and it struck a cord. The Lake Isle of Innisfree W. B. Yeats,…

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