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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We Were (Redemption)

Can we escape our fate? Or is destiny spun by a thread of three? Mecca-Amirah questions whether we can reshape our fate with her latest poetry collection Weightless. Centering her focus on the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water, Jackson leaves her readers breathless with her exhilarating new project. Check out Weightless here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1672090857/ref=x_gr_w_bb_sin?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_sin-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1672090857&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2 […]

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Cafe reads

Can we escape our fate? Or is destiny spun by a thread of three? Mecca-Amirah questions whether we can reshape our fate with her latest poetry collection Weightless. Centering her focus on the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water, Jackson leaves her readers breathless with her exhilarating new project. Check out Weightless here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1672090857/ref=x_gr_w_bb_sin?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_sin-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1672090857&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2 […]

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Drunk me

Check out Weightless here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1672090857/ref=x_gr_w_bb_sin?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_sin-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1672090857&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2     Can we escape our fate? Or is destiny spun by a thread of three? Mecca-Amirah questions whether we can reshape our fate with her latest poetry collection Weightless. Centering her focus on the four elements: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water, Jackson leaves her readers breathless with her exhilarating […]

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