Negomi Oak Rhetts
Free-verse poet and short story author.
Writing for self-healing, female empowerment, earth stewardship, and human equality.
The vision had started again. Rough wooden planks. Flapping sails, slapping against the wind. The sense that the surface below her was not solid, not air, but something in between. Something she knew all too well.
Bless My Heart & Bless Yours Too, Brittany Howard
As the southern twang of guitar strings met my ears for the first time, I knew I'd stumbled upon something great. Howard's voice blessed me, just for listening, and her soft-spice tones combined with don't f*** with me energy, created a spark that couldn't help but be lit.
In our bellies
We walk with fire in our bellies, love in our minds, and drums in our hearts. We are strong beyond the might of arms. We are on our way.
A chain of dirty grey smoke drifted silently across the skyline, two scruffy pigeons landed clumsily on a rooftop and started pecking the moss-covered tiles for unsuspecting bugs, fine food for a peasant’s alfresco meal.
Down The Middle
Spills out, on the cold floor tilling, your life, from a bag, split down the middle. Like your head, When you left,