Poem: “That Man is hurting too”

I looked in his eyes,I could see his pain,He is hurting,So many scars on his body,He’s been working. From 5 in the morning to 10 in the night,He’s been around that factory machine,Society taught him, that’s it is his job to provide. My father is in pain,All these working hours, but still no gain.Mom doesn’t…

Poem: “I will continue to grow.”

I hardly get any water,but people don’t see that.They judge me from my roots to head,speaking how I looked withered. When I asked them to passed me a cup water, they came up with excuses,I was dying, needed assistance,scarred with bruises. But I was determing,I needed to survive,I arched my head towards the sun,I needed…

Poem: “Who the hell name Rejection?”

Ambitious is my middle name.I’m not going to stop until I finish this game, called “Life”.I’m not going to allow it to defeat me. Get up every morning, I look in the mirror,saying these three sentences I hope will stick with me forever,“I’m Beautiful, I’m Smart, I’m going to make it.”Cheering my own self in…

Poem: “She is crying for help.”

She is crying for help.. Am I the only one hearing her? I looked at her wrist, and realized that she fell in love with the razor. Horizontal lines.. Stretching… I can see the pain in her eyes.. A battle.. She is losing.. She is crying for help, But no sound.. If you look closely,…

Are you Committed?

Hey. It’s your girl, Shenzy. If you check this site on a regular, you would realize I’m a poet. however, I wasn’t interested in writing any poetry today. I want to get to know my audience. Yes, I’m talking about you. I want to know you. Let us talk. Today’s topic is about “COMMITMENT”. Nope,…

Dysfunctional Family: “I want Mommy”.

Mommy, you remember when you used to love me? Cared for me? Prayed that I came home to safety, What happened? When I come home from school, you don’t even look at me…. You just drink from your bottle and start acting crazy. You make yourself feel better by disrespecting me.. Calling me names, saying…

Poem: “Damn, life know how to fight 😪”

It kicked me in the knees, I fell to the ground. It kicked me in my stomach, I fell to ground. Everytime I got back up, life found a way to knocked me down. Give up? Hell no.. Push through, thats all I know. Mommy taught me better, get up, brush off your knees, and…

Poem: He will never know

This is a secret I will take to the grave.Liking a man, I don’t even know his age. His smile, I love that.His touch, I want that.His Kiss, I need that. Sadly, he will never know…A brown skin girl who is dying for them to be close. “He’s coming!” I’m tempted to tell him, but…

Poem: My Ears are guilty too.

My neighbor’s husband was pleaded guilty today, I almost went to the Judge to ask him to plead me guilty too.I sat there and listened to everything that night…Froze in my chair, I couldn’t move. She shouted help! I did nothing. “Help me please!” I did nothing. I sat there, in my own fear,thinking about…