Category: Aliyah Denton

Half empty

You were so full of empty promises and one liners. I have no idea why it took so long for me to figure this out.

Moments

Lately, I’ve dreamed bigger that ever before, And hoped nobody will notice.

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1.      Donate to a cause, Relish in its reward and look back and your righteous life.   2.      She subjected me to a trippy picture, I told

Rose water (For Negar)

Rose water taught me a lot about expectation. I valued its scent more than its taste Then inhaled through my nostrils And kept my tongue

My shopping cart is full of:

  the things you expect me to pay for overtaxed tampons carcinogenic digestives asda branded tea a bottle of red wine my ancestors shackles skin

QWERTY

This keyboard is an infinite number of poems And I could only write one about you.  

I told her

I told her I was proud of her and I so desperately wanted her to believe every word of it.

Frugal

She sits on money as if it will cushion the impact of a fatal fall. So tight fisted the joints in her fingers develop arthritis.

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