Kiki Shakti has been writing poetry since the age of 11.
Performing her poetry at open mics at this young age, Kiki rebuked the admonition that she was “too young to have written it.” Her poetry comes in waves and phases; different times of life and different periods of inspiration inform her process. Lyrically gifted and verbose, Kiki’s poetry moves the heart and informs the spirit.
What do you take me for? Some silly lapdog that you can just throw off at your will,
The sun shines through the clouds, radiance and smiling pillows of soft music caress her face and carry her
He sees the universe expanding within her He tears at himself to find his own and she tells him
She sits alone there, in the back room waiting waiting for someone to tell her. Do I think that
The rainbow emerges from the dark sky proud and delicate. A pounding thunderstorm beats the colors of the earth
Love and hate, so inseparable connected and similar light and dark breath and death opposites, but together in the
Forever is always borrowed and all things change and pass and if you die tomorrow Well, I’ve got me a
All I want is to love you No expectations, no tomorrow No red door blocking our exit To hold