Stay beautiful and strong
when others try to break
your soul, it’s not you
they want, it’s your beauty and art.
Some people create friendships
to bully you, steal your man,
betray your wife. Some people
want to catch you weak
and vulnerable to spread it
on the evening news. The
only way to love is by blocking off
focus on your art.
People will either love you
or hate you
and if you are really talented
if you have a gift
they hate you even more.
It’s too easy to kill a spirit these days
with group chats instead of mobs
with tweets instead of telephone wires.
It is as if people have lost the ability
to be compassionate
and only care for attention
seeking out the evil
jealousy through harassment.
The sad part is most of these
people I have witnessed doing this
are women. If you want to get your
power back, this is not the way
to do it. It sickens me. And for this
my heart gets broken
I feel too much and I would rather