Psalm to Mom

You’re not my own but you read me to bed, and tickles me to the bone love how my fat cheeks dimple up. And I’m barely two and my curls are brand new. And you don’t know what she’s doing,  trying to make my braids, Put your head down, hold your head down, hold it […]

Healing from Depression

When the moon rolls out of the sky And you are strangled with darkness.   When the trees have lost their leaves And stand in surrender to winter.   When every word is a suicide note And your face is dry from crying.   This is when hope arrives Like a hurricane of joy   […]

Simply Starting

The more I get to know You I focus on less on trivial matters; In fact, the clatter of everyday parade seems to barricade itself as I seek to just stare at Your face. When I stare at Your face, I am completely displaced from anything that would try to chase my affections away from […]