Category Archives: Poetry

Listening Post — Poem

I am a listening professional I am a listening confessional I’ve heard things i don’t want to hear I’ve heard things I had to hear and when I listened I confessed I took to fête what I heard and I danced it out and now I profess it.   this life is a celebration of […]

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Night-Dog Dreams and Advises – Poem

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hear what you think? I hear what you think when it tumbles through your breath.   the night awaits me like a dog with droopy eyes when are you going to come home, she asks?   when are you ever going to listen to and love your dreams?   the sadness spills from a cup of overrunning […]

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Your Connection is Unstable Warning Poem

The biggest warning from the body is to YOU. To YOU there inside, to have you wonder and win Never cease questioning, and never beg, Not your body nor the world.   The biggest warning from the mind is to SHAKE. SHAKE your noodle and move body-mind from harm Disperse devil-mind-you, In vitro, for good.   The biggest warning from the spirit […]

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Allergic To Their Money Poem

They were speaking their truth about healing money she got a sore throat. she emptied pockets to openings she did not want to change or heal. they ventured in a foreign language she does not speak. the lingo tasted chunky and sour mouthfuls burned her pocket. banks named peter paul and fargo robbed her deaf dumb and blind! […]

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Chocolate Heals Poem

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it is wondrous to be 6+3=9 and discover chocolate. there was a time i did not eat the stuff. it was too rich for me. now i pine for the attagirl palming in my back like it feels it fills me with each rich bite. yes sublime. when i was indeed 1+8=9 i ate enough chocolate. […]

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Won’t You Celebrate With Me Poem

won’t you celebrate with me what I have shaped into a kind of life? I had no model born in babylon both nonwhite and woman what did I see to be except myself? i made it up here on this bridge between starshine and clay my one hand holding tight my other hand; come celebrate […]

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Call for Racial Healing Poem

Attended “Story Telling To Heal The Soul,” an intimate gathering in Connecticut, where 43 people described their first exposure to race. Most were whites and the host a black family. I dislike the black/white lens as limiting to the scope of my love and communication; however, for messaging sake, I have to communicate to connect (as the host pointed out […]

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Love, Passion, Healing Poem

A poem honoring the women marching to declare our right to control our bodies, rallying to celebrate their essential oils products, giving back to the community by organizing healers and sponsoring a holistic health fair; I experienced this outpouring of your love, both near and far, and I thank you.   Love passion and healing our lives standing in mist sun rain and Truth […]

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Cleansing the Pain Poem

Let the humanity of my soul cleanse itself of what’s not gold — this is the lifelong exercise. While healing music of spheres surrounds me to soothe the wounds forgive the timing that damned me to dis-ease and pain I pray God relieve me of affliction of refuge in addiction. I take my bath of salt water and humble down. There is no […]

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Twice As Nice Signal Poem

i want to say something about the men in my life (i am a woman). there are two men in my life and there always are. there are always two of everything in my life, and one day i shall write about it. (among the sisters i have two zakiyyahs! who woulda thunk?)   in the meantime i […]

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