Love from a Distance

Overflowing with emotion,

the price i’d pay for love? My last token.

Thank you’s and I forgive you’s are left unspoken.

I love you’s are seen as jokes and,

quick like the sand I disappeared again.

No longer seeking to love in a life of sin.

Chasing my dreams and conquered goals are my ‘win’.

Even if that meant letting go of the ‘then’.

Currently in the present envisioning your grin,

a masquerade for the pain that is buried within.

I say a prayer “Dear Lord, watch over him”.

I pray you find you and thank the Lord, amen.

Two By Two- by Doux Cherie

Dear 22,


I’m writing this letter to you

Asking for this year to be filled with love

And blessings from the man above.

I’m asking for maturity

And for my rose to open and blossom;

To have strength to walk with confidence.

And to show the world I am promise

I am coming into this new age,

Using another strategy to win this game

Where I allow the inner me to come out

And for some I may not be the same.


Fuckboys must digress.


And only real men hold my attention.

And if he exemplifies the real definition of a man,

Then he won’t mind riding with me in my expansion.

Another step closer to graduation

And having a career, so my parents can relax.


Everything I do is for them.


It’s my gratitude and payback.

And with this positivity,

I need my friends by my side

Helping me grown and sharing growth

Cause we’re all on the same ride;

To go out I this world

And Have my head high. And not be afraid

To take what’s mine

Whether it’s in my fro or my braids.

I gotta set an example for my sisters

That women can conquer all

And no matter what obstacles come thy way

It can never be their downfall.


I end this letter

With a kiss and much love to you,

I hope you bring me SO much more,

At the age of twenty-two!