A public admin doctoral student that freelances by night. Writing has always been a part of my life but I've only recently started to take it seriously. I write grants, research, and poetry. Hopefully, I will also add travel to the list.
Ever been awakened by thoughts unknown
Sleeping soundly while yearnings grow
The absence of someone yet no one present
Back to sleep you cannot go
How can this be?
You were sleeping so soundly
Love suppressed but never smothered
Embers continue to burn
Feelings hoarded and never shared
Hearts continue to yearn
For him to look at me and see
How his love for ...
Searching for love but settling for sex
a broken heart hidden beneath my breast
from past pains and lingering remorse
finding love is no easy course.
physical attraction is enough to pass the time
The world around me can be so harsh
Killing those that look like me
Brown skin, black skin, light skin, dark
Without one ounce of remorse
I wake each day to look at a reflection
That is valued less by...
Craving connection but not understanding its meaning Latching onto another for physical reprieve but left hollow and emotionless, my soul careening
You seek my body while I crave your soul and I'm lef...