The Essence of God   The image of God is The uniting of man and woman Why do we call Him “he”? You are masculine and feminine You have a child You are the holy family The Father, the Son Jesus, and the Mother Spirit The Father does not spare us his commands, anger,…

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  Doll   I was thrown Tossed to the side Glass eyes I was used Now I’m lost Among his other dolls In my little dress He could have put me Back on the shelf neatly But I was cast back I’m not even sitting straight With my legs twisted, My arm curled under me,…

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  Screwed Over In The Dark Floating on the boat of despair The river of tears sending me forth Eyes stinging from cold fear Will you always be there for me Or did you speak false seduction For your own wicked amusement So that I may lie trusting beside you Heart and body naked before…

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Lynching Version 2.0   Knee on my neck a modern noose Passive bystanders watching, recording, ignoring   Dignity cracked to pieces; faded fast into the trees Pressed hard; viciously like my cheek in the pavement Tears evaporated Breath dissipated Until breath was no more A divine expansion   Spirit flown into the arms of my…

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~*Earth*~   The earth is alive Her heart is the heated core Skin, cool soil Grass, the thin hair of her arms   We are the microorganisms Sometimes we do right by her Other times we don’t And she flushes us away in floods Warps us with disease Or rips us apart with hurricanes Her…

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