Poem: Thank God

Written by empressjournee

Photo credit:  Kingsley Osei-Abrah

Sometimes I find myself

Deep into emotion of a rooted past;

Self-talk, that form tears,

Seeping from my eyes, my soul weeps,

at times: dripped from various ‘ism,’

Makes me wanna holler, scream—cuss,

Instead I laugh out loud to the Universe

Then I sigh, plead for change in me—my mind:

Let peace and love reign within,

Thank God for drying my eyes!

Empress Journee





About the author


This bio will be short. I am a graduate of Medgar Evers College. Mother of three and grandmother. I love to read and write poetry.

To those who have been a great support in reading my website and those who just came across this poetry this will be the ending of my poetic journey for now. I hope there will be a new chapter in my life that will be a success and inspired people to be far better in their thoughts, words and deeds. I am working on myself and it’s been hard.... yet I am getting there. When I began my poetry, I felt so deeply inspired. Now when I write I just write (feeling burned out of all that has occurred and is occurring) and I am feeling as if my poetry isn’t moving in the manner that I feel it should because I have not place myself in a position to be active reading my poetry at live venues for my own personal reason. I wanted to thank those who took the time to read my poetry especially my love ones. Thank you for being on the journey with me. Peace and blessings.

Empress Journee