#FiveMinuteFriday: Visit (a poem)

Family Poetry

All five generations of us alive
in one small bleached, concrete room
filled with prayer beads and penance
alive with the death of things
Not one of us allowed by our full names

#FiveMinuteFriday: Truth (a poem)

Faith Poetry

//I have loved you with an everlasting love, I read this scripture scrawled in the crease of a discarded notebook paper, the spiral fringe partied out on the other end – tired and worn like

#FiveMinuteFriday: Should (a poem)

community Faith Poetry social justice Strength

For voice, hope, strength
every poet weighed with
the power of the truth –
our very existence the resistance