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Bomb

Bomb

Is bloodthirst zeal worth bloodshed, Worth tear-shed? Bleed! Bled. It has already been said and the death toll continues to rise. There’s one positive, a negative That this world continually…

Bitterness

Bitterness

I read these poems, I watch the news. I listen to this music, I hear the conversation. And what I gain from them: bitterness. The taste not-so-sweet. The taste of…

Adams and Eves

Adams and Eves

Many blacks seem to believe That blacks and whites were the Adams and Eves of racial sin. Whites took the forbidden fruit and hung the strange fruit from the tree…

Through My Eyes

Through My Eyes

Through my eyes, Black like my skin, I see a pain resurfacing, One that was settled at the bottom Among the silt and dirt, We Americans continually keep putting there…

Dry Creek

Dry Creek

Like you, like us This water is still, This water is stagnant, Receded From a drought of Affection and emotion. All I see is rock-bed Not put to rest, Only…

The Face of God

The Face of God

As I am down below, Inside this urban facade, I look up to see and search for the face of God. The pollution and clouds cover the sky. The honks…

Untitled

Untitled

a stroke here a smudge there splashes of color that fade to gray lively lilting– legible worn and wilting– tangible this Monet that is you and I from afar we…

Power of the Pen

Power of the Pen

Power of the Pen in response to the Charlie Hebdo Shooting I remember when the pen was innovative– Wrote the classics, Composed the epics, Scribbled satirical plays and poems. I…