m.karriem saleem

Rookie (09-18-1960 / winston-salem, n.c.)

Just My Size - Poem by m.karriem saleem

Sitting here,
Looking N2 your eyes.
I have a new favorite color.
The shape of your lips...
Should b taught 2 children as they learn of other shapes.
Unlike most men...
I care about what come out from b'tween them.
Getting a mental erection...
B'tween your thoughts and dreams.
Learning about your likes and dislikes.
Your joys and pains.
Seeing how that little girl,
b'came this beautiful woman b4 me.
When u walk...
causing traffic jams.
Turning men N2 lambs.
Watching those hips dance 2 the caribbean music playing n my head.
Leaving chalk lines on my visual asphalt.
After dinner...
As Mariah sings 'We b'long 2gether'.
Staring at the ceiling,
pretending we can see animal shape clouds.
When u r not around...
My thoughts r like a bowl of alphabet soup.
Closing my eyes...
Stirring up my thoughts.
It's your name, that's spelled out.
And just like Hanes Her Way.
I realized u r...


Comments about Just My Size by m.karriem saleem

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]