"Just because we're dark and tall,
does not mean we all ought to play NBA
"Why has this perfect slate of chocolate
marble not been chiseled and transformed into someone's variation of
"When did you decide I wasn't enough? Because we said just us, could make it to the Super Bowl"
"I wasn't expecting our future to see errors"
"When a black man poses for his own burial"
"Women are like gardens. Whatever you plant in them, you will get back ten fold. She was a garden I didn't tend to well."
"There's nothing sexier than a man who has himself in alignment"
"I wake up every morning, see a brotha on the news his non accomplishments."
"Look at her smile. Ain't she a liar. She makes you think she has it all under control".
"I realized that I played this round of chess wrong. I mean, as if I knew how to play in the first place".
"I just want more time! To see the sun … shine. To decode his downloads. To form any deeper connection than the clarity
of my cell’s reception ".
"You peel back the layers of my inhibitions, to reveal the true part of me".
"Got my eyes on the sparrow, while my mind's on this thriller. One hand on this Bible, but my other finger on the trigger."
"It's a constant destruction of souls. How we unwanted guests in our own damn home?"
"I wonder if he held his movie ticket up. The way that black boys hold up their license and registration, trembling afraid that this fairytale will not end in happily ever after"
"I could have been Mario to her Peaches"
"really starting to feel uncomfortable about this. To the point I might have to go to my supervisor and HR about this."
"I just wanna see my child"
"I conquer my anxiety and depression, with poetry being my medication"
"My friend asked me if I'm okay"
"But never asking does the way he touches you hurt yet."
"You have no idea the demons that I go through, I'm somethin like Goku."
"I'm tired of bleeding on these sheets of paper and having everyone else call it art".
"I don't even know how to be a Father"
"Making me a whole integer, subtracting the distractions and even when a fraction you still remain the common denominator".
"I know around the world, you're known as Killadelphia but I found God in you."
"When life is viewed through portrait mode and I, I never seem to fit that frame"
"All I ever wanted to be was the real thing"
"I'm sick of only being poetic when mental instability is in full effect"