Monica Lanier

Rookie - 77 Points [Poeticmoonchild] (Dirty Dirty South)

Monica Lanier Poems

1. My People, My People 7/21/2014
2. Esteemed 7/22/2014
3. Mental Invasions 7/22/2014
4. Dear Lord 7/22/2014
5. Fly, Fly High 7/22/2014
6. Last Words Of A Dying Poet 7/22/2014
7. New Orleans Cries 7/23/2014
8. Flight 4/25/2015
9. Be My Voice - Dedicated To Sandra Bland 7/28/2015
10. I See You 11/8/2014
11. Big Mama 7/30/2012
12. Troubled Situations 7/22/2014
13. Hexed Hysteria 7/22/2014
14. Sandra Bland - Make Me Understand 7/26/2015
15. Understand 7/22/2014
16. ' I Am ' 7/22/2014
17. A Second Chance 12/2/2014
18. Remember Me 7/22/2014
19. Simile 7/22/2014
20. Just Because 7/22/2014
21. She Is 3/15/2015
22. Tumbling 7/21/2014
23. I'D Rather Be 7/22/2014
24. Words 7/22/2014
Best Poem of Monica Lanier


Pull the trigger, shoot me as I run
From the phrases ricocheting from your mouth like a loaded gun
So you say I am nothing, nor will I ever be
Worthless and I am no one is how you just defined me
Take my sanity, toss it to the ground
From the sound of vowels and constanants transformed to nouns


A tainted token of a spoken mass of negativity that grows
With pain so unbearable so, think as you let them flow
From your mouth, they scar, it is a proven fact
That once said you can never retrieve them to take back
Words are like a clock spoken every ...

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My People, My People

My People, My People
As shit gets deeper
Problems get steeper
Morals get weaker
Hope gets bleaker
While mute voices are the speakers
And negative images from the media, are the teachers
What is the resolution?
To this pollution, that clouds the mind

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