I Am A Poet

I am a poet I die on the inside while everyone is watching I do not hide behind a smile I cannot hide I place my pain at the beginning of my poems until the end There is never a period Because I will never stop writing And when my body leaves the earth My [...]

Forgive Yourself

Forgive yourself Some of the stories you told yourself about who you are, are not true So you've made mistakes And you've paid for them Doesn't make sense to drown in them If you know how to swim You've given more power to your mind than your heart Your heart is hurting And you won't [...]

It’s Up To You

In the midst of chaos and uncertainty Hope survives In the midst of panic and fear Kindness survives In the midst of racism Love survives In the midst of a pandemic Solidarity survives The only way hope, kindness, love, and solidarity will continue to survive Depends on how you behave Angelica Flores

Unique

I opened myself up so you can see what I am made of  You stood there confused but also amused  You haven't met a person quite like me And I know this because you say it And I believe you because I haven't met anyone like me either But the question isn't how unique I [...]