A Storm In Me

Am I too delicate to face the storm?Am I too soft to brace their thundering form?Am I too fragile to break the norm? I am a woman facing a storm A woman’s anger is mightier than the stormA woman herself is no less than a thundering formA woman’s strength makes and breaks the norm I…

Wordless

I am a book of life, know me more with each paraI am a poetry compilation, dig deeper to understand meI am an album of songs, decode my lyrics from the beatsI am a gossip magazine, turn every page for new scoopI am a dictionary, learn my meaning in every wordI am a novel, find…

Battles With Self

“I have never seen battles quite as terrifyingly beautiful as the ones I fight when my mind splinters and races, to swallow me into my own madness, again.” -Nicole Lyons

Just A Blossom

Pretty to the eye like a flower they would sayPreciously fragile like a petal they would sayScented like a rose they would sayEasy to tame like a potted floret they would say Are women nothing more than a blossom? Pretty on the inside like a saint I will sayPreciously strong like a pillar I will…

Playing With Fire

It is a lonely night, clouds are dark. A thunderstorm is brewing somewhere above me. I know it won’t rain tonight, just some thunder and lightning will fill the sky. Walking deeper into this dark forest I look up and smile at the moon. Its half form looks like a smile, an indication of what…

The Girl In Red Heels

“Good girls don’t make bold fashion statements.”“She’s just asking for attention!”“Strutting around her stuff like that in a party, she has no shame!”“She tripped over that broken glass, must be dead drunk!”“That little pouch she has, I know what she’s getting high on!”“Look at that guy hugging her, I bet she’s hooking up with him.”“He…

I Chose You

To the long distance friend, Why do I still miss you when you are on the other end of the planet? Why do I still keep you in my thoughts every night? I still ask myself- why did we choose each other in a crowd of thousands like us?Because you got my sarcasm and I…

One Sheet At A Time

There is hollowness in my existence. My soul is crumbling like a worn down house in a storm. I am alive… my flesh is not decaying…yet.On a blank sheet of paper, I pen down. I pour over my heart in a book with words tainted in ink. Words that tell my story, words that hide…

Dip me In

Dip me in a can of whiteImmerse me in it till I drownThen let me emerge as a new meKilling a soul and birthing a colorWho is painted in your hueWho is one of you, among you Dip me in a can of whiteImmerse me in it till I drownLet my cries silence foreverAs I…

Ripped

I am just another woman, tied on both endsSurrendering to one who takes me overWith strings in their hands and power tooThey pull at my sides to exert controlI am bound to obey them both…till…One dies or the other wins all at stakeLike a beast they pounce on mePulling at my ends with brutal forceRipping…

Raise The Readers

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn