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Three oh Five AM; ACE OF HEART

Poems from Journal Titled, Black and Blue (2018 - 2019)

By Alyssa "Lefty" P.Published 3 years ago 1 min read
A bruise always changes colors before it heals.

"Three Oh Five AM"

Poem derived from my first completed journal, Black and Blue (2018-2019). Written May 23rd 2018.


Maybe it upsets you

when the sun rays enhance

the brownest hues that lie

within your gorgeous skin:

to me,

your darkened tones

taste sweeter than any blackberry I've ever wrapped my tongue around.

You were crafted by God.



Poem derived from my first completed journal, Black and Blue (2018-2019). Written July 23rd 2016.


I always ask myself

why I give my love

to people who

often hurt me the most...

the cold shower water

drips on my head as I

come to the realization

that maybe,

just maybe,

I am attracted to the thorns

rather than the petals

of the velvet rose.

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About the Creator

Alyssa "Lefty" P.

28 year-old NuYoRican from Spanish Harlem who has a passion for writing, learning, achieving peace, faith, and empowering others. I've established a career as an educator and career counselor for over five years. Instagram: @alyssaleftyp

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