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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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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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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Never apologize for being unique, my god, the homogenized should be apologizing to you. -atticus ❤
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fake smiles plastered she holds hand but not his heart appear as happy representative © 2017 KBW
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I’m softer than I’d like to admit and in your presence, I’m like butter but you’ll never know. butter © 2017 KBW
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He dances around love wearing a life vest. And no, its not a sweet, sensual Samba, but rather a cautious, calculated Waltz. Careful to only get his feet wet. Just enough to cool the heat and suppress his desire for/fear of companionship. Never letting love lap at his knees, you know, ’cause they might get […]
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