childhood

Love’s Reply

By MS aka NexXLife Dear NexXLife, I thought I gave you to someone who would love you I’m not all knowing so I never knew that your mother’s love if that’s what it was would tarnish your innocence and corrupt you reshape your world view break your spirit and harden your heart she battered your…

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Untitled

By WS I was a young man on a confused journey. Lost inside my own world. Misled to a path that never existed. A child in the streets who grew up to be a man with no vision and no presence. Outside, my world appeared bright, but inside my heart was full of pouring rain. The…

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Feel My Pain

By DP Too young to communicate what’s going through my brain My lips move, but words, they never seem to escape Am I f****d up? Or am I just too young to communicate my pain? My pops isn’t the blame! As a child, I was just too ashamed to share my pain I’m all grown…

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What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up Part 2

By DR When I grow up I wanna be strong like a cup Hold everything up and never gets enough Built Ford tough and can take all of its weights Section off like a plate Looking for the utensils after grace Just like Cookie for Santa’s plate, Oreos & milk, Never stays in its place…

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What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up Part 1

By DR When I enter pre-school I remember, all the rules ABCs and 123 sleep time but while the teacher reads Itsy Bitsy Spider, for me When the rain of home the next day the sun dries me Seems like the only cap and gown I seen Watching my life on this widescreen The household…

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