From February, 2015

Pack Light: On Self Love and Healing

Song: Bag Lady Artist: Erykah Badu Album: Mama’s Gun Writer(s): Erykah Wright; pka Erykah Badu and Andre Young; pka Dr. Dre Released: September 12, 2000 bag lady. let it go. let it go. let it go. let it go. i bet you love can make it better.  As one goal of Black Love Project is to explore love, I think it important to question myself in terms of what I know love to be. It is a question I ask those I encounter and it is a question I am currently facing.  Every day I am given the opportunity to…

Kennedy

Name: Kennedy Age: 5 Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia Love Is: I don’t know! I recently visited Houston, Texas and was able to spend time with my good friends Lauren and Josh. This was my first time seeing them in almost three years. Ours is a friendship that, no matter how much time has passed, is always pleasant and we…

Love Poems: The Wars You’ve Faced

the wars you’ve faced have never been of the flesh, you say. of course, you only sound the trumpet for matters of the soul. you were still fighting your battle with her on the day you said you loved me. i saw your armor but only thought of you as king i did not know that i’d met you on the front lines how was i to know this was a war zone? you are like a haunted house the way you sleep with ghosts of lovers past she haunts your dreams yet, you say that i imagine her presence…