From July, 2014

Love Poems: Maybe.

11.10.11 maybe it is our African mothers with their quiet desperation who taught us to love hollow men. maybe it is our African fathers with their distant affection who taught us to love men who leave. maybe it is our refugee blood that taught us to search for warmth in the coldest of hearts. Advertisements

Swanky Ali

Name: Swanky Ali Hometown: Queens, New York Age: 23 Age You First Fell in Love: Wow, that’s hard to answer. I had a lot of false starts, I think. Probably I was like 7, she had a birthday party and I went over to her birthday party and she ain’t pay me no attention, I…

Plewto Smith

Name: Plewto Smith Hometown: Atlanta, Ga Age: 21 Age You First Fell in Love: Well I was in puppy love a time or two when I was about eight, ten ears old. Love Is: Love to me is pretty much not neccesarily accepting a person for who they are but also not neglecting them for…

Love Poems: You Are Like Church To Him

7.25.2014 you are like church to him. to the man who lives life lost in nine circles of hell you are like church to him. you who with your warmth and quiet strength cast out his demons and bring forth righteous words from his soul you are his muse. you are the statue of virgin womb to whom he kneels in weary supplication you are like church to him. he has cleansed his spirit with your aura filled his open wounds with your light and when he feels whole again when he feels sanctified returns to the depths of hell…