Everything you’ve prayed for

Everything you’ve prayed for takes times✨ Life is not singular—there is not one right path; there will be pitfalls and obstacles but don’t falter—charge on!  At times, we’ve been led astray and been victims of vice and temptation. But instead of being angry—at the world and yourself—reflect, and remember that every choice, every decision, is […]

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Jupiter Love

Jupiter Love i’ll call you Jupiter because you dominate the night sky with such ease. taking up space, like you always do, you dominate the night sky, every other planet fading in the background. basking underneath your glow, i’m humbled, human, as i stand beside you. there is no one for me, beside  you. what […]

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i’m too trusting

family has a way of bringing  out a side of you, one so entrenched, hooked deep  inside, tearing flesh until there  is nothing to hide. a  gaping wound, hanging off the sides, oozing frothy mistakes  and diseases like gang green. i’m falling asleep, head tilting  off to the side, air pushing my hair  back  until […]

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under lock and Key

Under Lock and Key – 9/28/2020 some days i miss you enough for three—some days i turn to my phone just to touch the letters of your name. my soul aches for you—it’s lonely and this everlasting winter needs to come to an end. i’m weary but I am still standing. but there needs to be […]

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she was nothing like me.

she was nothing like me. // pages 34-35 she was nothing like me. she was nothing like me–everything that wasn’t me.i’m not sure if i’m sobbing or screaming. |thinner than me. smaller. softer. paler. | she brought out the worst in me. a side of me i rarely see.rarely let breathe. and now, she’s all […]

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forsaken(by the sun)

Forsaken (by the sun) 8/12/2020 size does you  no justice;  your very presence takes up space. makes me lose my breath. dizzy, spinning, your arms, secure, catch me. intimidation or attraction–i take notice. eyes unfocused for so long–i thought i needed glasses. but with you,  i focus. no need for a lens, i can picture […]

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Ascend is available

A book of hurting and healing, Mecca-Amirah returns with Ascend, the follow-up project to Weightless. Jackson continues her path to redemption as she explores topics like accountability and maturity. Ascend is a cathartic experience of facing your demons with visceral prose and unembellished poetry. Join Mecca-Amirah on her path to redemption…

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venus and her mirror

View this post on Instagram A poem I’ve been working on for Ascend—a book that will focus on repenting/relenting/healing 💕🌸 • • • #poem #poet #poetry #blogger #venus #venusandhermirror #poetrycommunity A post shared by Mecca-Amirah Jackson (@amateur__poet) on Apr 10, 2020 at 9:38pm PDT

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