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Race Poem
I was told
to write a poem about race.
But what should I know about race?
Except that I’m
And White.
And Cherokee,Jewish,andpeoplethinkI’mSpanish?
I suppose there is another side of me
that I don’t think you’ve ever met
Because I’ve never met her either
But I’m told she’s in there
I’m told she
listens to misogynistic rap lyrics
shoots hoops in her free time
chills with the gang
  ya know homie??
will drop out of school in a few years
has taken advantage of the welfare system
has bought plasma screen TVs instead of food for her plethora of malnourished babies
only wears Nike and goes window shopping at the Salvation Army
  she be ghetto yo
I guess being black makes me a lot different than I am.
And while I don’t listen to much hiphop
and while I have no talent in any sport
And while my friends consist of a rainbow of colors and classes
  Ya know homie??
And while I plan to go to college
And whil
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The Sky
When I was crazy, I used to run
Muddy sneakers kicking up the dirt
Legs pounding against concrete
until I would come to a field,
drop my heavy shoulders heaving,
and gaze at the sky
When I was crazy, no amount of
trained psychotherapists’ diagnoses
eased the turmoil of my mind
like watching the sky’s expanse
unfold from above
grounding me
like forgetting the details of life
to focus on curtains of cloud
blanketing me with peace
Nowadays, I’m not so crazy
But my eyes still find the sky
Restoring my sanity, reminding me to breath
and let life flow through me
tides of emotion  seeping in and trickling out
    seeping in and trickling out
    seeping in and
Remind yourself to look up
the next time you’re drowning in life
Ignore the smokestacks
bombing heaven’s terraces with pollution, though
And let’s knock them down at the end of this prayer
save our serenity from chaos
salvage our sanity from humanity
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In my claws by Culpeo-Fox In my claws :iconculpeo-fox:Culpeo-Fox 1,936 135 Red Canyon by Kvikken Red Canyon :iconkvikken:Kvikken 1 8 Dark nights by Kvikken Dark nights :iconkvikken:Kvikken 25 33 Disappear by Kvikken Disappear :iconkvikken:Kvikken 35 49 Green highway by Kvikken Green highway :iconkvikken:Kvikken 33 22 The dragon by Kvikken The dragon :iconkvikken:Kvikken 43 28 Roadmap to nowhere by Kvikken Roadmap to nowhere :iconkvikken:Kvikken 45 13 Floating II by Kvikken Floating II :iconkvikken:Kvikken 32 11 Greenotopia by Kvikken Greenotopia :iconkvikken:Kvikken 47 11 Ocimum basilicum by Kvikken Ocimum basilicum :iconkvikken:Kvikken 21 0 Spiral by Aziot Spiral :iconaziot:Aziot 94 14 spiral. by Altingfest spiral. :iconaltingfest:Altingfest 97 6 Pebble spiral by Dishtwiner Pebble spiral :icondishtwiner:Dishtwiner 85 14 out of the darkness by KariLiimatainen out of the darkness :iconkariliimatainen:KariLiimatainen 411 29 waiting for summer .. by KariLiimatainen waiting for summer .. :iconkariliimatainen:KariLiimatainen 270 16 lonely way . ... by KariLiimatainen lonely way . ... :iconkariliimatainen:KariLiimatainen 320 21


Insomnia is back and writer's block is gone.. so now we can have some GOOD poetry. Thank God. What's a little exhaustion when there's a plethora of poems
  • Listening to: Dumb - Nirvana
  • Reading: Out Stealing Horses
  • Eating: chips


United States
Shell of choice: jingles, muscles, Annie's
Favourite cartoon character: Calvin Danae Poncho


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soulfabiano Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009
Hi Erika, thank you so much for the :+fav:
DecoyRobot Featured By Owner May 13, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the support!

Free-Music Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for faving ! =D
SilverSidhe Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009
obrigada :) :sun:
KariLiimatainen Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
:thanks: so much for the fav´s !!!

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Kiliwatch Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009
Thanks a lot for watching :w00t:
dreamsalone100 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
my dearie :) you are a most beautiful artist <3
AngstyEmoPrincess Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
why thanks sweetums :)
dreamsalone100 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
lala hi
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