I Don’t Know About Reparations


When I walk down the street you make sure your car doors are locked, you hold your children closer and cling tighter to your purse. You remember to have that conversation with your daughters and shopkeepers are more vigilant when I walk through the front door. The instrument used to terrorize generations of my forefathers…

When Last We…..


When last we were together…. I should have held you closer Kissed away your tears Quieted your fears and assured you That everything would be alright. When last we made love, I should have been More sensitive to your desires Matched your passion with more passion, And shared ever so deeply The love that was…

While You Were Sleeping – Happy Valentine’s Day!


The lights of the city streets softly illuminated the room. You lay there sleeping just moments after we had made love for the very first time. Still glistening with perspiration from the passion we had just shared, a gentle smile graced your lovely face, which seemed to glow in the early morning light. It was…