Dear Sickle Cell

Dear Sickle Cell,   They tell me stories about you, About the restraints you have in my life. They tell me stories about you, About the pain that you will cause. I listen to these stories, And feel the clutch that you have, But what they didn’t tell me Is what affects me most.  Continue reading “Dear Sickle Cell”

Unspeakable: A Poem

They call out their cheery morning greetings, with its usual musical whim, which harshly pierces my eardrums, as I groggily enter the kitchen. The musical notes and smiles do miss me, as my feet clomp the creaks of the tiled, kitchen floor. A quick open of the fridge door, with deep sorrow in my heart,Continue reading “Unspeakable: A Poem”