My Heartbeat

Who said you can find A little light under our sun Well I found it in front of me Today…. The glare from her smile Quench my thirst on this hot Summers day It was her words of sincerity Like charity She gives where its most needed Once this heart Would only beat for one … More My Heartbeat

Path of Love

Love We crossed paths When I chose wrong I was searching when I Was supposed to search within Myself And wait, not search Someone sings in a song That love don’t love nobody What a fool For God is love HE loves everybody You must love HIM first, Then yourself, In order to be with … More Path of Love

Chosen

I was conceived in love Yet I was doubted Taught things not of My Father Manipulated into Following an example Of mothers before me It never felt right. Had to fight to be Free!!!! I wanted and needed To be free Once I started to break Those chains Of the generational curse They murdered me … More Chosen

Get Up

They try to hold You down While smothering Your sound By limiting your Touch Killing your senses Where you would not Discern the enemy true Motives Lulling you to sleep For your soul To become content As they keep You in the same place Where you been resting Years ago Get up And be heard … More Get Up

Soul Mated

I wonder if she Have the same thoughts As I…. Should I ask? Why love has not Taken her hand ? From a warm soul That could intertwine Itself with hers Just thinking But with a intense stare Seconds before I blinked A tear drops on the floor But somehow I couldn’t ignore Before her … More Soul Mated

Flint

Flint, The strong and proud Vehicle City, Home of the Flint Firebirds, General Motors, MC Breed, Mateen Cleaves, Claressa Shields, The Dayton Family, E. Lynn Harris, Terry Crews, And Ready For The World. There’s more to Flint than what You’ve heard. My hometown is more than The water crisis that’s tarnished It’s rep, no it’s … More Flint

Her Story

Her story Begins with us More than a tale Of two cities But whole civilizations Drinking from Her bountiful fountain Daily nurturing us As infants Inspiring us To move mountains Your mother believed Even when your Imagination Could not even fathom Her love is not random But a constant light In a dark space Her … More Her Story

Ruth

She wasn’t raised in the light Her people were idolaters Taught to live in the dark She reached for the lightMarried an Israelite Their time was brief Still held on to her belief Journeyed with her mother-in-law To the land of Bethlehem Men of the land judged those Who were from strangelands Though she was … More Ruth

Dreaming For Others (A poem for Marva Collins)

Raised in her Total humbleness From the deep south A place where Heart like hers Could incubate Unique compassion For others Meaning to give without Asking Her time and knowledge Used to build minds As well as character Inside her Inner city students She was giving out Life lines Constructing inner visions For children Who … More Dreaming For Others (A poem for Marva Collins)