A Request — MikiAshanti (a poetry share/repost)

Is it wrong To want to be surrounded by melanin Drowned in an ocean of blackness To be so happy that you don’t even Want to reach the surface To see yourself echoed in everything To feel your life truly begin Is that too much to ask for I think not I’m not asking […]

Happy Monday, y’all! Please give the poet some love via A Request — MikiAshanti

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Budding: a poetry share

a shy smile a quick glance stood up and took a chance a returned smile stayed awhile didn’t play numerics exchanged didn’t hesitate more calls than texts almost never too busy for your new missy in less than a week I see you again questions asked answers received no nut allergy but can’t do meals […]

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big like you: a poetry share

My big sister said she wants to be more like me. A bigger voice. A taller presence. Sis, don’t discount what it took to get me here. And don’t write off the agony you endured being completely broken down only to be rebuilt to his exact likings. Not to compare or put levels on life’s […]

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