"Love & Hip-Hop: Chrissy to Jim Jones" by Camonghe Felix

“Love & Hip-Hop: Chrissy to Jim Jones” by Camonghe Felix



We both learned to hustle the bullet


You let me hedge your empire ,

You say ‘hold this’ and my

pockets are caving but I ride

with it



Childhood will never indicate

that the man who loves

you out of such bustling

wallpaper will be the one

to cripple your bridge but


Jimmy —


I would crumble for you.


[author_info]A twenty year old New York City grown cupcake enthusiast and college sophomore with neurotic tendencies, Camonghne was featured on HBO’s Brave New Voices as a member of the Urban Word 2010 National Slam team, who became the 2010 National Brave New Voices Champions. She is a two time New York Knicks Poetry Slam Finalist and the 1st Runner-Up of the 2010 NYC Youth Poet Laureate Program. She is currently (2011) the 17th ranked poet in the world. In early 2011, Camonghne opened for esteemed writer Sapphire, author of the book PUSH and has been honored to share stages with Talib Kweli, Bob Viscusi, Lou Asekoff, Common, Rosario Dawson, Mahogany L Browne, and La Bruja. In November of 2011 she was profiled in The Forward as a Young Jewish Philanthropic Hero. You can find her work in various publications, including Pank Magazine and Kill Author Magazine. She writes about the small things that happen when we’ve stopped looking.[/author_info]