Head to toe

Flat, shapeless hair in monotonous black, Uneven skin tone with pimples that come back. Eyebrows missing half, that were reluctantly tattooed, Slanted, monolid eyes that lack latitude. A bulbous nose tip, that droops just a bit, And a canine snaggletooth, that’s sad it couldn’t fit. *** Breasts I wish were fuller, and deserve no recognition, … More Head to toe

Yellow-skinned targets

Fracturing, shattering, social disharmony, An invisible threat makes them reach for their armoury. Seeking a scapegoat to bestow all the blame, Fingers land on my heritage and then comes the shame. *** Where I see my skin they see yellow-stained targets, To launch insult missiles and harsh verbal rockets. The air is an echo of … More Yellow-skinned targets

I miss

The early rise from my cocoon of sleep, A blurry eyed breakfast and a scheduled time to keep. A rushed routine, of makeup and hair, To reach the station with little time to spare. *** The rhythmic grinding of wheels to track, My daily nap for the restless insomniac. Into the city our shuttles go, … More I miss

Stay home

In a time where the world is seeming to crumble, And fear bleeds through hearts of the deeply troubled. An invisible threat, with no care or discrimination, Annihilates peace and wrecks havoc on every nation. *** A sneaky fiend you unwittingly invite, Back into your homes to give it great delight. It smiles and you … More Stay home

You

You Your ambling pace Tells my nerves to slow. Steady, steady steps Lifts my feet and fears in tow. *** You Just like the constant sun A spot in my horizon Reach for me and I’m done. *** Rising east and falling west Ever lasting rays of light Does warm me like a well loved … More You