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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This isn’t love (love does not take from you)

This isn’t love (love does not take  from you)-  9/15/2020 you say this is love, tears mingling with your pleas. skin pale, teeth rotting  from decay; how can you call this love when it drains you?  robs you of joy and leaves you with nothing but scraps to keep warm?   you deserve  a feast […]

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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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bury me

bury me -sept 5/2020 bury my emotions, so deep, you can’t  see the tops of my feet. bury me, bury me, deep. i don’t want them to hear my  screams. bury me, until they see, that this was more than a cry  for help;  i came to you for shelter but  you turned your cheek. […]

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night-vision

night-vision the chill of the night against the heat of your skin, i shudder in pleasure.          i moan in impatience.  you’ve been occupying my thoughts, my mind          for hours now,  skip the foreplay and just fuck me. humanity wore down, grounded into dust, i          lost control–i’m unruly. shattering in your arms, i burry my cries in […]

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a dance(why do i feel so lonely?)

 a dance done between two, a tango lacking the aromatic presence we aspire, we are off-beat, off-tune; a song rolling across the thick lashes batting your eyes, we are eternally tragic. woefully damaged. i’m exhausted, baby, and so are you. why do we continue to stand on stage, pretend this is love, and fuck and fight […]

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a tough pill to swallow

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… Available on Amazon

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i love me like kanye loves kanye

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… Available on Amazon

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