Poetry

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Confessions Of The Night…To The Woman I Love

Love doesn’t come in black and white It came to me in colours Your colours that make the rainbows pale in comparison Queen of my heart Whenever I pick up

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Closet

The Closet, So cold, so closed, no air. My secret, Keep, I must. Two-spirited, Almost lost my self. Two faceted, I feel like a traitor. Years passing before my eyes

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We Are Rainbows. We Are Beautiful

There’s a world out there One which we desperately weave ourselves to be part of A world blinded to our difference Rocking ourselves hard to be its missing puzzles Beating

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For Jamel Myles

For what good is humanity If time and time again, it fails To achieve its one primal aim Which is to accept, love And protect those under its wings Regardless

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THE KIND OF LOVE YOU DESERVE

You have come to know Like a gleam that stretches the closer you get to the light You have become aware of the truth Seen it, held it, cradled it

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My Love Life…A Secret

As a young child, I was taught the rights where I could never have it wrong I heard enough, too much to know what I felt in the eyes of

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Let’s Fuck And Get Verbal

Moan when I enter you Call me your daddy Tell me how big I am Let your face and eyes be mobile and expressive Gasp, sigh, yelp, pant, moan Tell

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Sleeping Next To Beauty

Beauty is beautiful Blessed with the true richness of an African Glistening melanin Thick, curly, woolly hair in a fashionable haircut Features carved in smallness; small eyes, lips and ears

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You Ask Me: “Who Do You Think You Are?”

The essence of life Of the life we claim to hold dear Lies in our conformity In our ability to shrink ourselves Become less of who we are Morph into

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Kyler Prescott’s Profound Poem About Identity

In 2015, 14-year-old transgender boy, Kyler Prescott, aged 14 was found dead in his bedroom at his family home in Sa Diego. Kyler was born biologically female but only felt