Poems from Annette M Velasquez

They are thoroughly domesticated- and some unfortunates are driven to the point of cowering. They will gladly beg for a bone and to receive...
This magical bee- doesn't sting it is soothing, pacific and lights upon my eyes with fuzzy feet turning my tears to honey thus sweetening...
I am like a student who is kept after school but I must stay for a lifetime. And I am sentenced to write on the dusty chalkboard that is my...
Her name is Jasmine, the former femme fatale who, only ten years ago was said to resemble Rita Hayworth in her prime. But now her youthful...
Is freedom merely illusion like a mirage, so real, so clear? Do I struggle in vain to reach it, just to watch it disappear? An elusive,...

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