My America died a long time ago.
I'm not sure if I can pinpoint an actual time when it happened in general,
But for me, it was probably when I was 7.
Someone who had met my dad called me Black and I c...
Shoulder to the wheel,
Rolling on the river,
Put your back into it,
Don’t stop, never stop…
I want to get out of this bed,
Youth unemployment’s all-time high,
Pay me, I’ll do it. Work til...
I never learned how to apply for a loan.
I had to ask my mother how to buy a home.
My mind nearly collapses
Trying to file taxes.
Yet I feel like I’m expected
Not to be protected
From things that I do...
Everyone knows it's not possible
She should be perfect
Her hips should be full
Her chest should be ample
But her waist should be tiny
Were she real
You know she'd br...
I got drafted today. They didn’t give me a choice,
And it feels so wrong.
This isn’t what I’d expected,
Guess I’m coming to Vietnam.
My brother got drafted today,
But he pretended there was something ...
Redacted in the name of redacted, upon a sand blasted castle redacted crosses bared upon the redacted men to defend on the land and raise a redacted war
Brothers in beleaguered oaths forsooth and fore...
We are told when life gives you lemons
We should make lemonade
But some use it for deception
Selling it's rotten juices for gold
We blame the snake and Eve
When Adam took the apple
Because we can't ad...
When will they learn that we can’t eat money?
Maybe when there’s no more trees worth cutting
Or when the fish all float up and turn
Or the pollution causes the earth to erupt and burn
When the great l...
White and yellow, peering through dark structures. Structures that touch the sky's heels. Cars honking, roads roaring, people yelling and hollering. Walking through the streets, smelling the aroma of ...