To Get Her


Be Playful
But not immature

Exude strength
But don’t overbear

Show interest
Nothing shallow though


Bond for real
Not for nuts

Practice faith
And lose fiction

Don’t say love
And live otherwise

Shed the weapons. They no longer serve you.
Be her protector.

Therein lies your purpose and your secure escape.

That’s how you grow together.



Born in New Orleans and raised in Memphis, Tyree C. Worthy has been a New Orleans local for the past ten years. A communicator by profession and writer by chance, Tyree enjoys the art of passion expression and discovering the depths of what moves us. His first poetry collection called 25 Sense is available now on Amazon here, and you can see more of his work at Instagram @itsMeTyree

Editor’s Note:  If you’ve enjoyed Tyree’s work, be sure to check out Big Easy Magazine’s other featured poets, Julia and Nolan.

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