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FREEDOM

Freedom -deneenwhite I long for freedom Eagles wings I desire To speak words To sow seeds In fertile soil I am trapped By my own desires Never yours I sit and wait For something that never happens I long for … Continue reading

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Chasing an oasis

Chasing an oasis -deneenwhite Chasing an oasis The closer I approach The more distant I find myself Dry, arrid land Sand irritates Blisters form, not pearls Perpetual disillusionment Disappointment Silence deafens Promises made to myself Broken, once again I stand … Continue reading

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Old Man, Sitting at a Table

Old man, sitting at a table Bitterly cold during the height of summer Sitting, waiting for something unknown A kind glance, some acknowledgement That he too is a person   Men, women, running to a destination Wrapped up in themselves … Continue reading

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The Ivory Tower

The ivory tower to which I’ve resigned Crumbles around me Isolation so complete Silence broken One story One face One city Brings me to my knees Heart pierced so deeply Bleeding Weeping Recalling the days The scents, the energy Hope … Continue reading

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The Ivory Tower

Yesterday I wrote this in response to the 20/20 special that I viewed on Camden. It is my hope and prayer that you read it and digest it. The ivory tower to which I’ve resignedCrumbles around meIsolation so completeSilence brokenOne … Continue reading

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I saw a man standing On the corner of Hope and Des…

I saw a man standingOn the corner of Hope and DesireThe road called HopeAll but abandonedLittered with rubbishDevoid of faithThe road called DesireLined by high aspirationsCharred by fireLit by a desolate candle I saw a Man walkingDown the street called … Continue reading

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The Eyes of a Lion

Our eyes locked todayHis full of fire, passionThe most intense stare I’ve ever enduredWildness is His calling cardHeart stops, stomach knotsMouth dries, palsm sweatReaction to His glanceImpossibleInevitableComprehensively challengedNothing untouchedChange is discernableBut not quantifyableUnshakeable loveImmeasurable joyInnate fearAll in one instantLives eternally … Continue reading

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