A haircut

Mama said, “ You need to get your hair done, Perry.” Yet I wouldn’t dare You see I have a fear of those long scissors And the ladies with too much hair Mama said, “Perry, that just won’t do.” Yet, I didn’t care The hairdresser’s nails were like clippers And the gossip mill has too…

A Letter of Apology

I wanted to say I was sorry Your words never hurt me I forgive you My bitterness has passed died in its own grave But each step closer brings me pain I love you was never the same Dark wounds don’t heal How was I suppose to know how you feel Who was I to…

Doubt

Teardrops fall like rain on her cheeks She is ill-content at the life she seeks There is no happiness In the little moments, she finds rest She can not go on Doubt clouds her mind No Certainty Can undo her disbelief She has lost her faith To one less than herself And in the night…

Hope

Hope dances on the wind Whispering in a sweet soft voice on the darkest of nights When the world has gone cold And there are no fires to scare away the night Hope lingers on the lips of lovers It clings to goodbyes as if they were not so It wishes for tomorrow Hope is…