“A Slave to the Rhyme” – #PoeticInJustice
A Slave to the Rhyme
I’ve been a slave to the rhyme.
Chains of servitude* wasted,
Feigning happiness like a mime street performer.
“My Favorite Shirt” – #PoeticInJustice
My Favorite Shirt
My favorite shirt is ripping.
Years of fade couldn’t touch it,
Miles of use immaterial.
“The Island By The Sea” – #PoeticInJustice
The Island By the Sea
On an island with sand,
I await the water.
A ship comes in,
A dingy’s daughter.
“Aqueous Transferrence” #PoeticInJustice
Once an overbearing dictator,
Now a haphazard mayor,
The vapor is losing,
It’s power in prayer.
“Falling Behind” – #PoeticInJustice
Walking home from my low-paying job, in the heart of Los Angeles,
in my version of business wear: Target-brand shirt, pants, and tie.
A businessman surveys potential profit,
in a lot designed for housing.Read More »