Car Parts

I count the miles until I get to see you again,
Watching road after road roll by as I get closer to you,
The revving of engines match my heartbeat,
As more pavement peels away in the rearview mirror,
My excitement mounts, knowing I am one step closer to seeing you,
Counting the miles and moving towards you,
Traffic lights and stop signs are merely pit stops to my destination,
Lane after lane, gear after gear,
The excitement and anticipation builds,
Does the feeling dissipate?
Or does it shift up into a new gear?
The sounds of our engines, circulating faster and faster,
As I pull into my parking spot,
My heartbeat pounding in my ears,
I lick my lips in anticipation and crash into you…

September 2020- R1

Illustrator:

Share with us on InstagramTwitterFacebook or email.

2021 Resolutions

Of all the things to be making plans, in the midst of a pandemic, when no one knows if and when life will go back to some sort of normalcy. Saying that, optimism and having something to look forward to, we believe it is very important to keep up our spirits, especially when there is…

Read More

Laughter

I forgot what it felt like,to laugh,Not a low chuckle on your own,Or a small smile stretching across your face,A deep, body contorting laugh, A laugh shared with someone else,One that is felt so acutely, tears expel from your body,Laughter where you actually feel your mood lifting,Changing your chemicals,Transforming the composition in your veins,I forgot…

Read More

Book Review: Transcendent Kingdom

This past September, when this book was released, it blew up all over social media and being the book nerd that I am- I had to hop onto the trend to see what the fuss was about. If you haven’t heard of Yaa Gyasi before, you are simply missing out. I realize I forgot to…

Read More