love poems: rivers and trees (for alton)

i think i love a ghost or a man or a man who may be ghost tomorrow that is to say i love he whose skin is worth its weight it is gold. it is black. or maybe his skin is the grim reaper's shadow maybe i am in love with death's shadow and i …

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love poems: tilted crown

one black boys rap about their dick size how they'll bust this pussy wide open like the .45 that killed his best friend skull bust wide open brain matter on ground a mind is a terrible thing to waste hard to get out of concrete he can't sleep at night visions of it haunt him …

Eclectic Truth Poetry Slam Semi Finals

  This Tuesday, I, along with 14 other amazing local poets, will be competing to be amongst the final 10 who make it to finals. The top five poets will make represent Baton Rouge on a local and national level. If you're in Baton Rouge, come on by. 427 Laural Street.|Baton Rouge, La.| 7:30pm

Back in the Day: Before the War Came: Nostalgia and Liberian Independence

  Song: Comin' Home Artist: Tecumsay Roberts Album: Comin' Home Writer: Tecumsay Roberts, Anthony James, Boni Boyer Released: Bamboo Records, Year Unknown All Hail Liberia, Hail: Liberia, West Africa was colonized by freed slaves from the United States of America, through the sponsorship of the American Colonization Society. It was their belief that freed blacks would …