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#NeverTrump: 30 days of poetry by American women, queers, & non-whites. 29/30—Clifton.

miss rosie

when I watch you
wrapped up like garbage
sitting, surrounded by the smell
of too old potato peels
or
when I watch you… 66 more words

Poem Of The Month / The PACK Admires

REGRETS

When It’s Over And Done
And You Can’t Change What’s Passed
And The Memories Linger On
Wishing You Could Rearrange
What’s Causing Those Regrets

But You’re Forced To Live With What Is… 104 more words

Art

#NeverTrump: 30 days of poetry by American women, queers, & non-whites. 30/30—Brooks.

from To the Diaspora


To Prisoners


I call for your cultivation of strength in the dark.
Dark gardening
in the vertigo cold.
In the hot paralysis. 81 more words

Poem Of The Month / The PACK Admires

questions to ask someone in need of a healing by jasmine simone

do you remember the incorrigible smell of freedom?
remember your first taste of forbidden pears as you kissed her pulpy lips?
ever catch your grandmama lying, as she shouted “to god be the glory”? 490 more words

Writing

Thepenpluspaper(intro) on Wattpad

If you are having problems with the link below. You may also find me on Wattpad under thepenpluspaper.

“thepenpluspaper(intro)” by null on Wattpad http://my.w.tt/UiNb/2MyO6XHjRz

Poetry

A Poem


It’s a poem if the words can live without you.

If the allegory can make blinding light shine from tombs
awaken memories
breathe them back to – reality. 67 more words

Poetry

Deep Opression


So much was asked of me through the mouths of my peers;

And so much expected of me through the laws of society.

“Don’t lose focus now, You’ve come too far” 301 more words

Poetry