Poem of the Day: Nikki Giovanni

by | Feb 21, 2021 | Poem of the Day Series, Reading


I hang on the edge
of this universe
singing off-key
talking too loud
embracing myself
to cushion the fall

I shall tumble
into deep space
never in this form
or with this feeling
to return to earth

It is not tragic

I will spiral
through that Black hole
losing skin limbs
internal organs
searing my naked soul

in the next galaxy
with only my essence
embracing myself

I dream of you

from Harper Collins and featured in O Magazine