I have been writing poems since 2002. I have been submitting my poems since 2003. I not only write poems, but I recite them as well. I also have hosted my own poetry/open mic night in my hometown. And acted as host for our poetry and writer's group. In addition, I am an actress and singer. I am in the process of completing my first children's book as well as a play. more »
Your fist became my best friend.
It has made connections with my face over and over again.
It has become my compadre...my boisterous companion.
Similar to the closeness of two very close friends.
Your fist has caused me to have bruised and swollen eyes.
Red, purple to black cheeks protruding...not from inherited
or store bought beauty.
Hell, who am I fooling?
The fist can Kill!
It's killed my hopes, it's stifled my dreams.
Your fist has pummeled away at my very soul and at the
remainder of my self esteem.
I allowed it to continue. You knew I ...