night-bloomer & Ascend

night-bloomer night-bloomer is a dark and lush poetry collection divided into seven chapters: new moon, crescent, waxing gibbous, full moon, wolf moon, waning, and full cycle. each poem bursting with vivid language and raw and honest emotions, Mecca-Amirah’s latest installment explores topics like relationships, betrayal, depression, and self-love.check out more of her work at: http://meccaamirahjackson.com […]

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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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where it went wrong

“where it went wrong” – Ascend– page 27-29 where it went wrong i it has become an obsession of mine: going back in time, decipheringthe wreckage, the carnage,to find where it went wrong. ii there must be a clear path…a reason…something so simple that i could go back in timeso you can love me. forgive […]

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is this love (hibernation between the Sheets)

IS THIS LOVE (HIBERNATION BETWEEN THE SHEETS)- 8/21/2020 is this love? i asked him when he shut the blinds. the heat from the sun glaring through the windowpane, the back of my knees slick and wet, hands tensed like a trap, i waited. eternity ticked by as you undressed me with your eyes…lights dimmed, can […]

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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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Forgive 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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Weightless is here!

Wow, 2019 is over and 2020 is here! View this post on Instagram 94 pages of awesomeness is now available on Amazon 💫 super excited to share this with you all. Click the link on the bio—- I will post some poems in a few • • • #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetryofinstagram #poetrylovers #poetryporn #bookstagram #bookshelf […]

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Available on Amazon

inflorescence: “when i imagined you, i made you taller, broader, louder. i made you with wings, with hair to your waist, breasts round and soft. i made you me. i made you greater. i lost faith in your ability to please me, so instead i dreamed of me.” inflorescence is a poetry collection divided into […]

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Reflecting

I’ve been using this month as a time of peace and reflection✨ and with that, came a realization that there is still more to come. overcome. I was going through my past writing and noticed not only my growth as a writer but the change in me 🌸 so proud of the woman I am […]

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