Poem: Two Years I Lived

For two years, I lived without you,  Your smile fading into the past,  Countering notions that you’d last Much longer in my mind than here.  For two years, you haven’t been here,  A total disappearance from me,  A broken promise about an unfailing thee Throughout my years to come.  For two years, you left meContinue reading “Poem: Two Years I Lived”

Poem: My Moment

Far into the night of my childhood, There waited the daylight of my wisdom. As I stumbled, crawled, and cried, A pillar of strength waited to become me. I had no objective when I arrived, And neither did you. We landed. We paused. We stayed. Far into the nights of my womanhood, The crone inContinue reading “Poem: My Moment”

Poem: Cactus Circus

Cactus Circus by Princess Yvonne Dumas One, two, three, you go, Grow across the surface – With a scorched tip nose And a juggler’s dream come true. Do you know the way from here? Is it straight to the water or my fear? Looks like you’re missing an act. Right there, do you see it?Continue reading “Poem: Cactus Circus”