Asante : Writing

Tango

Tango

A Poem by Asante


Sweet Smith & Wesson, riffaway those heavy metal blues.Music to these unplugged ears andthis run amok mind. Sweepme from my feet, if you will. Unt..
Pen Therapy

Pen Therapy

A Poem by Asante


Happy New Year, everybody. bye.
Orange (Peel)

Orange (Peel)

A Poem by Asante


When held to fireI couldn't fill you with substance,couldn't spill you a cup of water, butone can cry enoughto provide a replica.Your wintry croon wep..
Isn't Ideal

Isn't Ideal

A Poem by Asante


Perfect lifedoesn’t stimulate me--a concoctionof the post-traumaswho pencil my drama.Nip and tuck, I’m merelysilver and dustsplitting diff..
Amen

Amen

A Poem by Asante


No soul, nolove, no passion.Cold religion.
Hospice Failure

Hospice Failure

A Poem by Asante


The laughter danced itself, haphazardly,into oblivion by the string of a cough or two;you were strong. I made you laughwhen nothing did--Now the walls..
Gunmetal Strokes

Gunmetal Strokes

A Poem by Asante


I fight melancholia.I've been offereda palette in remedies:a ball-point pen, a notebook, lighter fluid.I took the note I babbledin Arabic, burnt throu..
Burnin' Paper Soul

Burnin' Paper Soul

A Poem by Asante


I love to think I'm changing --you'd rather feel you know meby the holes that I've warmedin my worn-away shoes. The holesin our solesopen windows to t..
Polaroid Blue

Polaroid Blue

A Poem by Asante


The blue-note jazzis as follows: few will pull through,even fewer get to breathe.Wiping down side streetsas desert-brown featherson the ground. Get ho..