Speaking Volumes

The walls tremble when he speaks, but the yellow dandelions outside the window grove to the sound of his voice His mind is big, but his ego isn’t His fingers play with the rusty burnt, almost brown, blonde hair strands that sit like a cloud on his head   Unexpected, yet wanted   He walks…

Self

I scoff when I hear a compliment Failing to accept it, I look to the ground for some advice Typical… Why is it hard to accept a compliment??? I’m not boastful I’m modest and humble Generous and loving The resting b!tch face makes me unapproachable Uptight and mean… I am kind Open minded and accepting…

Utmost Freedom

I imagine a world filled with laughter and joy Where all children run free and eat candy Where there is no harmful diseases Where there is pure love, love, and more love Where there is sunshine, grass, and water Where there is freedom Utmost freedom I imagine a world where the white man is not…

Catcalling

Don’t call me baby, mamacita, chiquita I’m not here to please you Uncomfortable i feel Unwanted you are Let my style be free Let the California sun Shine on my bare brown legs without your eyes penetrating them Let me be free -Ana (me)

#GiveIntrovertsSomeLoveToo

How do you think other people see you? “I think the first word people think is “quiet”, but once they get to know me they see me as a girl that dreams big  and cares about the future of other people and possibly a revolutionary. . In class people call me “humanitarian” and some have…

She’s breathtaking

A pen split the room in two Sharp cutting words splattered the room A peaceful voice shimmers in the vicinity The audience once chatty is now timid All eyes on her She carries herself with grace and poise Remarkable Bright Breaktaking Powerful Her voice split the room in two

Never Vacant- Anxiety

I didn’t compare myself to other women until I realized I had something they didn’t. Anxiety. Many people joke about depression and anxiety, constantly using the words loosely. I haven’t met many people who suffer from this, heavily, so it is difficult for people to understand why I am the way I am. How do…

“Love” Stings

Love catapulted itself onto me like a bee I didn’t know it was genuine until I felt the sting It left a scar, He Left A Scar He needed me, like a bee needs its flowers Ironically enough, he never gave me flowers I often think, where did I go wrong? Where could we have…

Dime- Tell me

Don’t tell me you miss me when it isn’t true Tell me you’ve forgotten me and that I bore you Tell me you’ve found another person who will hear you out Tell me you don’t care   It’s fine, I won’t be upset ( i mean that) What does pain me are the lies You…

The little old man and his Peaches

Selling fruit to meet the demands To pay the bills To buy the medicine To feed the children The little old man drags his cart of fruit through the entire block Each strain displays how fatigued he is The array of sunlight beams on his sweat dripping face A form of hard work in a worn…

Undesirable

I feel the waves touch my shoulder My entire body has submerged in the ocean I see no one, I see water, and I see the sun Far away from the pivoting truth, yet so close to the end My head is still but also twirling in motions that are unfathomable I feel the waves…