Category: poetry

A Glimmer Of Hope

Girlfriend brought a whole new meaning to “We Sick” to the doctors office.  When she sneezed it was I who caught the cold.  Needless to say, I was left standing, freezing in the North Dakota wind holding the ole carrot from a memory of what could have been.  As a child, I didn’t understand.  Now I

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A Star On Christmas Day

It’s Christmas.  Outside the temperature is 73 degrees. The sky is clear but their’s nobody home to hold, to keep near and to keep the Christmas spirit alive. Despite the sun shinning bright it still feel cold as the winter breeze smells stale and the day seems so very old. Oh, the fuss about the

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FaceTime Bling

The turmoil, the pain and suffering of a long distance relationship with strings attached. When a boy is considered being thirsty.  Maybe he’s actually being a man.  FaceTime Bling https://itunes.apple.com/us/post/idsa.76f47263-76c3-11e5-ad28-8822e79f57de Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Video  FaceTime Bling (Drake’s “Hotline Bling” plays in the background) Spaced out and in a trance, Brutha reflects, relates and jots down his

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Vanilla Bean Queen

When the clock has been turned back and the roles are reversed. When the older Brutha from Harlem pays it forward while being seduced by a young Georgia Peach, which led him to fall in love with a young “Vanilla Bean Queen” during his noble attempt to see her graduate from college and attend Med

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Nyja: Beautiful, Calm Flowing River

Nyja: Beautiful, Calm Flowing River Her name means, “Beautiful, Calm Flowing River”.  Her parents placed a spiritual conviction upon thee and named her well with deep thought placed behind it.  Her calm voice is all too familiar, god’s whisper steady like a stream.  The calmness of her voice and the stillness of her spirit leaves his

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Her 90 Day Rule Before I Can Smash?

Her 90 Day Rule Before I Can Smash? FOREPLAY As I approach my 4th year of celibacy my birthday and yet another holiday pass, the emptiness and the loneliness begin to set in and grow. So, I dream of a White Christmas minus the snow. You are my Alaye (A-lay-he), God has blessed me… I

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Stay Away Little Girl

Stay Away Little Girl Run Away Little Girl (I can do bad all by myself) Run little girl, run little girl, run, run. (I can do bad all by myself) Run little girl, run little girl, run, run. (I don’t think you can hear me though)  Run little girl, run little girl, run, run. (Well, let me explain

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Ferguson: Michael Brown, Civil Unrest & Change

CNN televised the fiery passionate expression of a people in great despair. Poor people, angry, disenfranchised citizens of Missouri, Ferguson living and witnessing the American experiment. It was a day of shame that imbrue the fabric of our national conscious.  This greasy spot will be forever burned on the entire nations memory.  Malcolm X, my

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On This Day Of Shame

Day Of Shame On this day of shame, I’d like to remember all the people, all the entire cultures that are extinct; wiped out, removed from this earth just because they are different.  The gratitude and appreciation has been noted of those that have sacrificed their lives so that others could feast and be merry.

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Behind The Imagination: Her Sacred Seat

All acts of life begin with the imagination.   The Author of Her Universe. Thoughts manifested into words which created a particular character, place and thing. Its actions became a habit or a way of life which unfolded onto itself and ultimately became it’s destiny. No Words Can Explain It’s Greatness. Behind The Imagination: Her Sacred  Seat Behold our Creator’s work of art; the

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