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la Señorita Becky

I once knew a señorita named Becky Llena de aceite Llegaba toda nice Pero todo le resbalaba Cause Becky was nice Pero con corazón de León Always looking to make things right Becky will go a long way in life nathanB. © 2018 Image Credit: HERE Buy my NEW POETRY BOOK: Advertisements

Came a Long way

Came a long way… From running from that bus Looking back at the enemy on my tail Came a long way… From those that said they got my back But it was all cheap talk Came a long way from claiming something Which truly was not Came a long way… From running from those thugs […]

Poem: To The Primo I Never Knew

To the primo I never knew To live and die by the gun The calling of the streets Crawling under the rug The subway rats creeping in the fog Catch you slipping like a deep sleep Fingers on the trigger light up the streets For a moment reality creeps in A fight breaks out from […]

POEM: TO ALL THOSE THAT I KNEW

To all those that I knew Taken away from the arms of love ones Taken by the barrel of the gun Oppressed from the reality of self All for one piece of land Which belonged to a system and not one Yet to die and to live was but a vapor in this land Oppressed […]

Poem: A piece of heaven

A claim to the piece of the jungle The concrete jungle known by all Their little piece of heaven They claim to own yet they are but slaves Slaves to a system that feeds on them In a jungle created In a jungle death found Yet they continue to claim what once belonged to them […]

POEM: A CYCLE

Like a cycle The story is never ending A drunk of a father A mother consumed by the power of the unknown drugs And yet there you see on the floor A baby with no hope from within As he grows all you see is a house filled with the darkness of no love Yet […]

POEM: CONQUISTADORES YOU CALL THEM

Where they really conquistadores? Those that came to our land Corazones filled with greed To destroy our gente was indeed what was taken Robbed us of our land Our culture was suppressed To those that thought they had conquered all But to destroy they were brought The land today screams with the pain from nuestros […]