Nikki Giovanni *in black and white*

nikki 1973

I’m Not Lonely

I’m not lonely sleeping all alone

you think i’m scared

but i’m a big girl

i don’t cry or anything
I have a great big bed

to roll around in and lots of space

and i don’t dream bad dreams

like i used to have

that you were leaving me anymore
Now that you’re gone

i don’t dream

and no matter what you think

i’m not lonely sleeping all alone…

Author: Nikki Giovanni

Photo Credit: Google Pic (1973)

Note: Mood expression, spilled ink from my poetic muse  

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