Month: April 2020

Sonnet 18

First featured Poem

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Jasmine Part 3

Anita Baker’s voice broke through my speakers as she sang about sweet love. Sitting at my white vanity I did my makeup while swaying to the music. I settled on a matte neutral cut crease. I didn’t want to cake up too much. But it was our second date. Every time this man saw me, I was looking all sorts of jacked up. I am determined … Read More Jasmine Part 3

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Jasmine Part 2

There was a beeping sound as I regained consciousness. Everything was a little hazy and my brain ached. God my head hurts! “Good, you’re awake” came a rich baritone voice. A white coat fell into view. I tried to talk but had trouble. “Don’t speak,” came the sound again. “Nurse!” I closed my eyes again wishing that my vision would free up. A nurse, … Read More Jasmine Part 2

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Jasmine: Part 4

The past week was the best week of my life. Jamie and I did things I had never done not even as a teen. We went on dates. We went hiking, to the movies, out to eat, we even went sailing. We spoke on the phone all night. It feels like I had a man.But it was also the worst week of my life. He didn’t even make a move on me

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