kenya_s
Joined: Feb 2022

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kenya_s   Junior Editor

Hello loves! Since I was young, I was fascinated with poetry. My grandmother even has a couple of her poems published! I hope to write some beautiful pieces that can capture your attention and well, maybe even your hearts! Thank you for viewing my page!

Submitted Poems 20 total

Broken Promises

Why do you do that?
You keep building me up with your kind words just to throw me back to the ground.

I believed you again.
Like I always do.
"I promise this will be the last time."
"I promise I didn't talk to her."
"I promise this was the...

by Kenya Stephens

added by kenya_s
3 months ago

I'm Sorry

Look, I don't mean to fuck up.
I don't plan to make you angry.
I never dreamed of being this way.
I'm sorry.
Please lower your voice, I know what I did wrong.
No please, don't be so mean.
Stop, you're scaring me.
I'm sorry.
Sorry that I say...

by Kenya Stephens

added by kenya_s
3 months ago

There Will Be A Time

Yes, this is true.
There will be a time when you will reach out to caress my soft glowing skin but,
I will not be there.
Once you are finished cooking,
I will not compliment you on how much the garlic goes well with it.
When your hair is...

by Kenya Stephens

added by kenya_s
3 months ago

You Don't Own Me

Thought you could keep me trapped in that small cage?
You really thought that I wouldn't find my worth?
That I would just rely on you financially?
Not even one thought came to your mind that I would begin to love myself again.
Now here we are...

by Kenya Stephens

added by kenya_s
4 months ago

If Only You Knew

From the very beginning you were my safe place.
Hearing that deep voice wasn't scary to me.
It was more like an angel talking.
Your eyes were the first thing I noticed.
They pulled me in and had no meaning of letting me go.
The butterflies you...

by Kenya Stephens

added by kenya_s
5 months ago

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To be honest seeing your comments INSPIRE ME to write even more! It's so nice to have people who take the time to give me feedback. I really appreciate your words!

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I'm so glad ya'll support me! It means the most to me.

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Thank you so much for your comment. I agree with you. It's rough. I haven't fully recovered but I will say today is better than years ago! I'm glad you liked my poem.

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Coming from someone who's a multi rape survivor, I LOVED THIS!!!! YES!!!

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Than you so much. I really appreciate it.

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This was really good, wow.

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I'm so thankful I found this website! I am living my big dream of becoming a poet. It's nice to meet all of you.

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I love it.!

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Published on my birthday! This piece was really deep and hits home. Hope to see more pieces from you.

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This one hits deep!

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Wow, I really loved reading this. Makes me want to gaze at the stars!

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This was really deep. I can relate to this one.

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Wow, this was really good.

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This was really deep without it being a long read! Thank you for sharing this.

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