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 may wander

i may wander to the fields, i may wander  to  his house, i may forget  to  bring my keys,  I may  let him break  my heart. i’ve been told to be cautious. i’ve been led astray for too long but my pride keeps me at bay. my progress is steady but it’s those moments when  […]

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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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you and i

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how Long?

How Long? – Mecca-Amirah Jackson How many times will I curl up and try to disappear? How many more nights of begging for answers? Loneliness ripping  through me like riptides; im clinging on  for dear life. Haven’t thought of ending it in a while but standing before the truth, alone, God it makes me question […]

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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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a boy, in my bed

a boy, in my bed – 9/21/2020 i write this for you, who may be wondering why despite the hours settled  in the sheets of my bed, you left with nothing but the conversations we shared playing back in your head. you see, intimacy is more than skin–it’s the exchange of breath, the sighs, the […]

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