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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


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


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


Revealed Ink Monthly Poetry Series Launch January 27th

Ladies and Gentlemen, we thank you for your support with THEE OPEN MIC. I present to you the new series that is being presented by… 192 more words
Street Poets Artistry Collective

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


My King 

I did a poetry collaboration with a fellow IG poet. This was my contribution.



[Poetry] Color Psychology [Written By Chasity Pryor]

Windows open wide, the breeze combs through my hair

and travels up my thin shirt.

The night begins to settle into my quaint room,

casting a faint grayish blue hue against the walls. 219 more words