Tag Archives: coming of age

Read Poem: COMING OF AGE, by Juan Carlos Valadez

Your brown skin, tainted; scabs falling on the floor, leaving a trail for further inspection. Blood dripping on, the dirt of innocence. Your ankles bruised, branded, shackled with uncertainty. Stuck in a web of insecurities; with a high guard, throwing … Continue reading

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Read Poetry: 25, by Clen Nyambose

Genre:  forgiveness ,coming of age 25 Means I have survived a lot Saw daylight in a solar eclipse I am learning to breathe again A love affair with the lungs Where inhale is ecstasy and exhale is torture The is … Continue reading

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