Half Full

Bright-eyed and full of wonderment You get released in the world with a piece of paper and well-wishes A glass full of hopes, dreams, and aspirations Onto a playing field rigged with landmines and grenades Stripping you of that youthful guise and candy-coated line of thinking No longer believing that hard work will get you…

The Wedding Guest

The day she received the invitation in the mail left her footsteps rooted at the curb Social media broke the news of the engagement She knew the nuptials were sure to come But to be invited to the ceremony wasn’t even in the realm of possibility Not the with sordid history she had with the…

A Midweek Vacay

There were many places she needed to be But this was the one place she wanted to be Under vast sky basking in the hot summer sun She felt all the stresses of life slid down her collarbone With the sweat that percolated from her dermis She was in splendor Her bare feet submerged in…

This Is Goodbye

He was her weakness Brown skinned kryptonite The one person whose lips could make her throw caution to the wind Whose touch had her acting out of character He knew the power he held Wielded his affection as a weapon Used his love as an anchor Keeping her close even though he had no ambition…

Novel Thirst

One more page At the end of this chapter This period will be my stopping point They were all lies she told herself Tall tales her mind whispered when she remembered there was a task that required her attention But she had fell in too deep The plot had hypnotized her consciousness The characters had…

Old Flame

The sip of robust coffee coated her taste buds Giving her tongue the hug her body ached for. Yearning for the embrace of his arms around her. Fulfilling those promises he texted her. It was suppose to be a romantic getaway just for the two of them A chance to meet again And rekindle that…

A Cereal Dater

The grumbling of her stomach woke her from her sleep She went to the cabinent for a midnight treat Cinnamon Toast Crunch Drizzled with honey Would do the trick She searched the shelves And stood on her tip toes to see if she missed some space in the back But her box of the sugar,…

Weightless

Flying. Soaring through the air with the moist wind sheathing every inch of her dermis. Free falling pass noctilucent clouds without a parachute to hold her back. She was weightless with a mind so clear crystal would get jealous. Only the steady, pounding beat of her heart drummed in her ears as she counting a…

The One Left Behind

It was safe to say she all she had to rely on was herself The people that were closest in proximity to her were runners Running away physically or Running away mentally Leaving her in reality To figure out the things they weren’t able to comprehend

Power

It surged them him like electricity Stemming from the hand that held the pen The long, broad table was just an extension of the might that would bestowed upon him With two flicks of the wrist his name would be signed And he would have all the power The power to bring all his naysayers…