Act my age? Never **** me The number of years You spent living Defines the chronological age Not biological state State of your morphology, anatomy, physiology I am talking of biological age Forty is sixty Sixty is forty As if an alligator measures Eight feet from left to right Six feet from right to left If you're fit and fine Young at heart and mind Chronological age is immaterial So acting my age I don't wish to be trite I shall act with all my drives Biological age prescribes Behaving stray dogs and cattle I shall avoid
Punctuation may break Rhythm of writing For a writer of poetry Unavoidable under Some circumstances To convey correct meaning Meanings change drastically When l say: A woman, without her, man is nothing or A woman, without her man, is nothing Punctuation sometimes Does matter If not in letter But in spirit!
Far away from here, There is somewhere. I dnt need to cry, and bow down to all your whys. The questions and demand, Here i burden myself with all your commands. But somewhere, My view matters, My choices are better, I dnt need to follow command And my desire expand. I wish to meet you there too, So that you see how happy i am without you.
In the Charleston marketplace, a boutique auctions off detailed limited edition replicas of black history: a slave who hugs his chains upright over his porcelain hands, is sold for $1200.00 to a man with a black Amex card, a horde listening to the Emancipation Proclamation goes for the same amount, Malcolm X gets $1000.00, MLK just a little less, the OJ bobble heads sell for $60.00 in the store’s gift shop while the white Bronco in slow pursuit complete with flashing police lights and breathless live commentary garners $2400.00, Rosa Parks languishes at the rear eventually getting $300.00, Eric Garner, Treyvon Martin, Rodney King are part of lot sold for $500.00 clearance and a free Black Lives Matter T-shirt, George Floyd gasping out “I can’t breathe,” enshrined in a porcelain halo nabs the same price, while the last figurine, of his murderer being embraced by a very happy Donald Trump is purchased by a man in a MAGA hat for $10,000.00.
Are you crying from lying I'm desperately trying to understand your brain. There is a part I'm never buying and I know I'm not insane. You say you want to prove this wrong but you know it's not the same! I want to carry the message along as life is not a game.