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Jillian Scott Poems
Give sincerely, don't tell me lies. Give genuine words, not false ties.
Beautiful thought I had. Beautiful thought I dreamed.
Do you love my brown eyes, that blend with my dark skin?
Is it only when young that we have faith? Does hope in humanity fade with age? Our loss of hope is a way to stay safe. Our pessimism is merely a cage.
There is a Reason
There is a reason dirt flows through my veins.
Grow, Bud, Pregnant with Life, Possibilities. Burst, with Beauty
Could I steal your beauty, or the
Did I Not Treasure?
Did I not treasure the breath you took? The ethereal rhythm,
My Heart Broke and Bled
My heart broke and bled. Streamed. Blood mixed
Beautiful Thoughts Lost
Beautiful thoughts, lost, in motion.
I'll scream. Release tension. I'll shout. Release tension.
Dirty feet from bare foot days. Hanging laundry
Peace Be With You
Peace be with you, it will be alright. Worry taints
What Do You Want
What do you want from me? Do you want me to cry?
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
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(12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
Edgar Allan Poe
(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
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don't tell me lies.
Give genuine words,
not false ties.
© Jillian Scott 2005