Untitled Pt. 1

You’ll fall in love with my flaws, my blood drips into a poison river, careful or you’ll be swimming in it,   As the stove begins to make my soul sizzle, chaos crashes into calamity in my dining room, I’m the type to eat dinner in it,   Grandma thumbs through the bible, Ma starts an …

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Hold Your Applause

Guilty because I knew better and did it anyway, guilty, it was 09’ last time I was truly innocent, Coltrane’s saxophone once filled up the juke joint, no one praised the sax, I am just the sax, I am just an instrument, It’s been recess for some folk, playing kickball with their soul and spirit …

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Blow Out Your Candles

I’ve yet to tell her that I’m proud of her by her stethoscope, by her Moffitt Cancer Center id, by the way every meal comes out cooked to perfection like it’s the last supper, Take me back to Cooper River Park, Carson Elementary, when my success was determined by how long I could ride a …

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