• Poetry

    A Letter To A Friend – Dear Friend

    Dear Friend, I wish I could take away all your pain, Beat up all the boys that ever made you cry, Protect you from their lies. I wish you listened more to me when I said, “he’s not for you, you can do better.” I wish they had eyes so they could see how amazing you are. I wish they can see what I see in you: This smart, beautiful person. But you see, they are blind. And I wish you’d believe me when I say, “nothing is wrong with you and it’s not your fault.” But because he’s not the first, you blame yourself and look for a fault…

  • Poetry

    Questions From Her – A Slice of Heaven

    Is something wrong with me? Because I am the one. The one men come to when they want a slice of heaven When it’s time to let go of it all When they want to feed their bones with joy They always come They always take part of me But. They never stay. What is wrong with me? Anike. You see, you have precious stones and light inside you, some days you give emerald, some days ruby. Some days light that can last a town for years. There is an immediate thirst at the sight of your being, the craving of what you have to offer. There is so much power…