Archives For Relationships


Then

Untamed Desires, Harsh Words

Passionate Moment, Salty Tears

Daring Acts of Love, Bittersweet Memories

Blue Skies, Dreams Gone By

Now

Dark Skies, Salty Rivers

No More Kisses, No More Wishes

Heart of Steel, Closed Off To Love

Then and Now a Heart in Pieces©

by Felina Silver Robinson


Non Accepting

Finger Pointing

Never Changing

Bigoted

Hater of difference

Lonely

Soulless

Monster

The Ugliness of Racism©

by Felina Silver Robinson


I have no answers for all that has unfolded

The lies you tell

Make people stand and stare

I have no knowledge of what you’ve said

My life’s a mess because I cannot address

All of what’s been said

Do I want to be to be a part of your puzzle

Do I want my life to be in shambles

This is nothing I could have foreseen

I thought your love was meant just for me

But now I see

There has been at least three

That you’ve shared a part of yourself with

Now I’m no longer wanting this life with thee

So heed this warning

I’ve set you free

I’m headed now to a place I can just be me

The Lies He Told©

by Felina Silver Robinson


My heart is not woven with elastic

Your words don’t bounce off as if on a trapeze

Instead your words stew at my hearts center

There is no question of the power that you hold

If only I could bear to look away long enough

My trance would be broken and I’d no longer be smitten with you

Then and only then I might have a chance at real romance

Love Trance©

by Felina Silver Robinson


My heart bleeds for you so

There is no other heart bigger than my own

No love greater than mine

You are my beloved

I hold my love for you

There is no other mate that can hold my attention

Nor my affection

I thrive solely from your love

I pray that you wont deny my affections

For there is no alternative life for me

I am beholden to your love for the hope you bring forth to my yearning heart

No Love Greater Than My Own©

by Felina Silver Robinson


In defense of who and what I’ve come to be

I’ve had rearing

But no motherly affections

I trampled the neighborhood looking for others to love me

To tell me all the things I longed to hear

Many a woman

And

Many a man

Told me I had much to be proud of

But their words fell lifelessly upon my heart

For all I wanted was my mothers love

Somehow

No matter my efforts

No matter my dedication

My love was not returned

Therefore determined was I not to love another

Until one day

My knight in shining Armour

Came upon me

He taught me what it was

To truly be loved by another

I then came to understand my

Dear mothers unhappy heart

For she was missing her

One true love

Her One True Love©

by Felina Silver Robinson


Bob Marley Watercolor by Fabrizio Cassetta

I might have

Gold plated teeth

Braided dreads

Low-riding baggy jeans

Michael Jordan Sneakers

and

Peering boxers

But I’m no gangster

The streets I walk

Force me to fit in

So I look the look

I walk the walk

And sometimes talk the talk

But in my heart I’m just a plain and simple man

With a one way plan

Living my dream

And filling it with a song

I’m No Gangster©

by Felina Silver Robinson

A note to readers: This poem isn’t about Bob Marley.

I used this photo as a symbol of judgment that is often passed down on people

Due to their appearance.

Bob Marley wrote:

“Who are you to judge the life I live?
I know I’m not perfect
-and I don’t live to be-
but before you start pointing fingers…
make sure you hands are clean!”
Bob Marley