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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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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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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Proofs Are Here–Ascend OFFICIALLY Coming

My Proofs for Ascend came in the mail! I made a few changes so the official cover will be released most likely by tomorrow. Ascend (Weightless: Part Two) “as i ascend, as i am gifted wings of fiery unity, i find that i cannot allow myself to fly unburdened with this weight that holds me […]

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Edits for Ascend

Hi there! I just got Ascend, my last poetry book for awhile, edited! I am aiming for a mid-July release. I have been reflecting a lot of my journey and I am proud of myself for pushing myself as writer. The writer I was when i wrote inflorescence was just the beginning! I’ve grown, I’ve […]

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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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Two Years of Work

View this post on Instagram 2 years of hard work 😊 I’m so happy I decided to push myself as a writer and create these beauties. You will never grow if you don’t constantly challenge yourself and I cannot wait see what else I create in the future 🌸 🌙✨🌎 • • • #bookblogger #author […]

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Chai and Poetry

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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The Elements

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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