Equality Go to the kitchen they say, For that’s where you belong. Well if I told you, “you belong at war” I wonder how many of you cowards would go? Is it fair that I am belittled for something that is a basic human right? All I want to have is some equality, Right? Faith

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Untitled All my worries fade away Where my soul is freed From the chains of the real world My thoughts consumed by melody A talented voice on a catchy beat That batters down the barriers Of my freedom Those endless walls hold me back From true expression The foundation of my never-ending education This school

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April Showers Friends always changing Loyalties pledged and alliances formed Mind spinning Trying to get through the days I’m lost in a crowd of people They know where to go They know what to say Not enough time to get through it all Trying to remember all the things I said I’d do The work

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The Gun Did the gun want THIS? Did the gun want to be bought? Did the gun want you to pull the trigger? Did the gun want to be the reason you died Or did the gun cry as the shots were taken? As it watched you fall onto the cold ground Crying with pain,

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Here I Shine Someone once told me that I was a star But stars don’t shine for themselves alone And when I reach that lonely throne All I know is that I’ll be on my own. Someone once told me that I would go far But those I hold will be left behind I’m selfish.

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People Tell Us People tell us our teenage years our are best, But when I begin to think as I lay down and rest, But I feel that it went a bit different for me, Because before now I didn’t like being me. I was being different just to try to fit in, But when

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Untitled You can be a bully, You can act hard, You can throw unnecessary insults, You can be unhappy, And be the worst version of yourself Or you can be accepting, You can be kind, You can bite your tongue, You can be happy, And be the best version of yourself. Anon Cruel Expectations The

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The Ticking The ticking of a broken clock finally stops Angels creep on you to take your breath away I stand still to focus on you but see you slowly fade My heart breaking, my mind shaking As you slipped through my fingertips Left me here with three words slipping From my trembling lips Tara

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Manning Up Why can’t I fight? Why can’t I cut my hair? Why can’t I speak my mind? Why can’t I build my muscles? Why won’t I get boys if I do that? Why can’t I push back if they push first? Why can’t I wear that cause it’s not ‘ladylike’? Maybe I don’t want

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