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April Sims Poetry: Bring Him Back Inside

April Sims Poetry: Bring Him Back Inside

Living in a society where the divorce rate is so high . . . the following words leaked from my pen. BRING HIM BACK INSIDE You listened to your girls again today And threw him out because you could not get your way You told your girls the good and the bad Women who do […]

April Sims Poetry: Milk Still Dripping From Their Lips

I wrote this piece a few years back and it still has the same meaning to me if not stronger with all the wars I am seeing with my own eyes via the news. MILK STILL DRIPPING FROM THEIR LIPS Milk still dripping from their lips Old enough to smoke But not old enough to […]

April Sims Poetry: She

April Sims Poetry: She SHE That was Deeply rooted In her Christ Attended church Mostly every Sunday As most devote Christians do She Worshipped Christ And praised Christ But when She Left the church Apparently She Left Christ inside For outside the Church Her flesh Was truly flesh And hatred it did manifest A hatred […]

April Sims Poetry: A Moment In Time

  A MOMENT IN TIME © April Sims    i am truly BLESSED to wake up with no ailments i still have my sight my speech my thoughts my smell and my sense of touch and sometimes i am selfish and the above never seem to be enough and every time i feel those feelings God […]

April Sims Poetry: Contractions Hurt

April Sims Poetry: Contractions Hurt

I was talking with a fellow poet / spoken word artist yesterday and he was a little down and out. He was suffering from the same problem that we all suffer from . . . trying to please others while not trying to lose sight of his dream. I know most if not all of […]

April Sims Poetry: One

This poem was influenced by thoughts of what my ancestors went through during the times of the African Slave Trade ONE by April Sims I close my eyes and I can hear them singing and I can hear the beating of the distant African drum as their bodies sway in the wind to each beat […]

April Sims Poetry: I Am Not My Complexion

I was listening to the Tom Joyner show and Huggie Lowdown called Tom Joyner light brown. I inhaled his words and exhaled them through the following words. You will soon read that it took me at record speed through my childhood and back to the present for a second then off to the future. A […]

April Sims Poetry: One Million Poet March

I often dream of how beautiful it will be to have a one million poet march. I HAVE A DREAM (One Million Poet March) I have a dream A dream of a ONE MILLION poet march And in this dream as far as the eye can see There will be poets spitting poetry All spitting […]

April Sims Poetry: My Life Is On The Line

I wrote the following piece (My Life Is On The Line) in 2007 while in the emergency room waiting for my daughter. I put my  pen to pad and did not lift my pen until I was finished. My Life Is On The Line is part of a poetry cipher created by Christopher L. Fields […]