My Best Dress- Poem with Audio

“My Best Dress” Khalilah Yasmin Copyright 2016 The year was 1962. I liked to dance, you played the guitar. I smiled to myself and you smiled from afar. I had snuck out with my friends for the night to hear you play. Never told my Pa where I was going because of what he would […]

THE FRIEND ZONE- or lack there of…

People are intimidated by and FEAR what they cannot comprehend. They will shun you and criticize you. Be KIND anyway. Finding genuine connections in a world where most want immediate gratification can be met with challenges, but it is not impossible. I seek connections minus the sexual motives of most. I seek to expand consciousness, […]

SOUL TIES & ABSTINENCE / Poem-‘The Greatest Bliss’.

SOUL TIES- My vulnerable confession “Never sleep with anyone you wouldn’t want to be.” – Anonymous. It was a while ago now but I took a vow to be abstinent. I did it because I needed to cleanse myself spiritually from any souls that were clinging to me. I did it because I wanted to […]

Poem- ‘Mount Olympus’ (Explicit Content)

“Mount Olympus”  Copyright Khalilah Yasmin 2013 For: ‘An Alien’ … if such an exquisite being actually exists.       I said I wouldn’t do this but here I am. I promised myself not to give any f*cks so instead I gave 3 damns.   Man. Here I stand, with one foot in my mouth […]

Poem- Love’s MotherF*cker

  ‘Love’s MotherF*cker’  Copyright Khalilah Yasmin 2013       Maybe if I hate LOVE, LOVE will finally LOVE me.   I’ve loved LOVE for too long and it seems to hate me.   LOVE pretends to LOVE me until I have completely surrendered.   LOVE says all the right things and then forgets to […]

ALL WE NEED is LOVE

ALL WE NEED IS LOVE   Written By Khalilah Yasmin   On 12-12-12, I celebrated my birthday in Los Angeles and was pleased to help volunteer at the NoH8 Campaign 4 Year Anniversary Party at Avalon in Hollywood.  NoH8 Campaign began as a photographic silent protest by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and his partner Jeff […]