Category: Poetry

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laughter through tears (poems)

A couple of poems sparked by a conversation with a dear sister-friend about inevitable pain, the beauty of resilience, the power of laughter, and the lessons that come with it on the other side.

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what’s your “story?” (poem)

I found pieces of a free writing session with one of my besties, Bonique’a, from 2012. It ostensibly started with her asking me, “What’s your story?” and morphed into an introspective jumble of something else.

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the blues (poem)

This week has been a roller coaster, highs and lows… but pervasive lows. I’m hanging in there, because I am aware that the blues can be a bit of an illusion and my goal is to seek out some new colors. I wrote a spontaneous little poem to capture what I am feeling to document this depressive episode.

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