Have You Ever?

Have You Ever?

Do you ever get tired of all the ways you keep your hat out of the ring? When you try to close back up and hide in your outgrown cocoon?   Have you ever thought of how painful it is to shrink into places that are too small to fit? Have you ever thought of the...
Dark Horse

Dark Horse

In a confusing time of destruction and void Life breathes for rare finds Appearing from the ashes of dust and reconciliation A wish for a truly new nation   New voices rise in acapella Strengthened by a chorus of ancestral yesterday Be rid of the cacophony and...
Loss

Loss

“Birth and death are the two sides of the same coin. [The] moment you are born, you are born with death. As much as the length of the life, so much is the length of the death. If a person lived for 90 years, [that] means death, which is a process, lived with him for...
Mirage

Mirage

A floating image A fleeting thought All that is out is all that is naught   Our experience leads us to knowledge And when we use that knowledge we become wise Yet All that You are is quite a bit more   As we rise and we fall, we rise again once more We dance...
Racism

Racism

Do You See Me? Do you even know my name What are all the labels you use when you see my face? What color do you categorize my skin? Melanin is a beautiful thing We all have it   Why do you put all these labels on me without even knowing me? How long must I prove...
Flame in My Heart

Flame in My Heart

There’s a light inside A flame in my heart It grows as I give And shines as I surrender   You met me at one time Looked inside And renewed that glow That flame that is always there With Your help, grows forevermore   You saw in there a place to keep Your...

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