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Indescribable Feelings

This past weekend, I was honored to share my poetry, in spoken word, for the first time. This task was not easy. I've always had a fear of speaking my poetry/writings due to the vulnerability. Now that I've conquered my fear, I decided to start sharing more. So here's a piece I wrote, previously, when imagining how unrequited love feels.

Dear Miss Simone

Recently, a friend suggested that I watch "What Happened, Miss Simone?" This Netflix documentary about the boldly beautiful and incomparably talented Nina Simone focuses on how Nina found her love for music. As told in the documentary, music brought Miss Simone immense joy, an unequivocal escape, and unmatched pain.

Learning to love you

The initial lust for your body gave no clue of how I would crave your mind. Your every thought, your deepest fears, your most shaping moments. I became consumed in the thought of you.