Author: takingmyvoiceback

Falling for the Seasons

I hope I fall for you as gracefully as leaves fall from trees. Creating a beautiful area of colors at our feet. Though they will clear, our love will travel the seasons. I hope I fall for you as whimsically as a snowflake glides from the sky. I hope our love brings us together like … Continue reading Falling for the Seasons


I want you to…

I just want you to care If I stopped asking for love, Would you care? If I stopped fighting with you, Would you care? If I stopped sending you good morning texts, Would you care? If I stopped waking up in the middle of the night to see, hoping, I have a missed call from … Continue reading I want you to…

Thick Skin

The racial words and slurs don't even phase Familiar to ears But they still drive me crazy Daddy sits you on his knee Mama does your hair They both say dont you dare think the world is this amazing place Grow up Stand tall Put your armor on Grow thick skin Hard and strong To … Continue reading Thick Skin

Mother’s Words

You make me feel… Before you, when I am not with I stand tall like the woman I am- Head up Eyes looking into the eyes of men with no fear Chin titled towards the sky, allowing the sunlight to… Source: Mother's Words