Love

My inner child is looking for love And my adult logic wants to calm her down As if what this little one wants doesn't exist The child cries out for love Arms stretched But I cannot reach out and hug her I can't give her what I have not found Angelica Flores

In My Dream

I give him a rose in my dream  And when I wake up  I tell him the story  Of how I love him deeply  When I sleep I tell him how we interacted  What I said  How I felt  I tell him how it all went down  In my dream  I tell him everything I [...]

My Voice

My voice isn't mad at meI actually thought it was furious with meI wrote poems about how I lost itAnd I felt guilty every time I admitted itBut my voice isn't mad at meAnd it never left meI didn't knowI thought I kicked it out of my homeWhen I didn't speakI really thought I would [...]

One Day

One dayLiving won't feel like a difficult taskYou won't cry every dayOne dayYou'll smile once a dayAnd you'll look at your surroundings and sayI'm proud at how hard I worked to keep my peaceOne dayYou'll savor your foodAnd you'll be thankful for Mother Earth and all that she has given youOne dayYou will be able [...]

Life

Life is passing me by  Decisions Decisions  Make one already  There is a lot of moving parts  I move in different directions  And then I come back to the same place  I couldn’t decide  Trust  Trust  Trust  I’m scared  Can I trust that I can take care of myself  I risked a lot and I [...]

Losing

I'm losing what I've wantedOut of fear that I don't deserve itAll I need to do is show up as myselfAnd declare that it's what I wantJust say the wordsAnd it's all mineI have one foot in the door and one foot outDo I listen to my heart?Or do I give my fears the benefit [...]

Safe

There's just something Something about… That makes me feel safe  I bury my head on… Chest  And I stay there for a few seconds  I never wanted someone else or others to be my safety  I think that is an unfair expectation  But the world scared me partially stuck and almost numb Unable to make [...]

Speak Up

When you've been silenced for so longIt's easy to believe that you don't have a voiceThat you're not strong enough to speak in rooms that have people that continue to erase youTake up spaceThere's enough room in the world for youSpeak even when your voice shakes and cracksEven when you feel like you may not [...]

Im Not Here To…

I'm not here to please youI'm not here to heal youYou cannot treat my skin like your blanketYou cannot throw it off of you when you've received all of the warmth that you needMy warmth and my body are mine and mine onlyIf I invite you to share space with meThat is because I expect [...]