Its cold as ***** In this little bougie hotel Tour guide refers to his mouth as "His crawl." The Deep South yawns strings of pearls and white linen Out of its luxurious mouth Honeysuckle Rose Martini A dash of lemonade Remember when you came up to me Your little dancer boy swagger
And you so joyously but cautiously touched my shoulder: "Can I call you Lemon?" I remember turning to my left, looking at you Such happiness and newness in my eyes Twinkling, don't go to the skatepark "Yeah!" I said Just waiting for you to come back.
I guess I have spent a lot of my life Waiting for him or that-- To come back. A slew of I love you's A slew of promises and futures My heart half in and half out Of every single bit of it An invisible stop sign in my face Breaking and tearing But ultimately surrendering Down my own path
Poverty Women Black lives matter White privilege Terrorism
Why why why?
Riots in Chicago last night I'm not a traditional religious woman But I whisper to the goodness of the universe That everyone in this world Be kept safe.
Heres a written letter of my possible fruitful future Don't toss me away Don't look past what I could do Brother goes on and on About solar panels Do something for the world, he says As we debate and pontificate over our Abundance of food Good company and heads on our bodies All I wanted to do was call you.
I don't know why some people don't text back And I don't know why some people put guns in their hands And I certainly don't know why more people don't just sit down To write.
Playing footsie with autumn leaves on the ground Hearing story after story about Jim Williams Restorationist, murderer--his spirit lives on In this here southern lil town Lets stare at his old paintings Or right where he passed away Wander through his house And wonder how and why his legacy stayed.
Do something for the world? Awaking numb, words are even such a chore But you said, you said they were my tool