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This new year.

  It's been a long year It's been a tough steer Some situations have not been clear Some have not been fair Knuckles for those that are my peer Hat...

Poetry Marketing 101 – Introduction To Marketing For Poets

By Nicole S. Ross I used to wonder why it was that some of the most talented poets have the least amount of name recognition....

Def Poetry’s Public: Spoken Word Poetry and the Racial Politics of Going Mainstream

by Susan B.A. Somers-Willett It’s imperative that these spoken word artists be catapulted to the mainstream and be recognized. Finally the marriage between hip-hop and...

I Hate Poetry

Poetry is for wimps. When I think of poetry, I think of maidens, skipping through meadows in gossamer gowns, with baskets full of flowers. Can you imagine a poet going out...

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU

The Greatest Birthday 'Glory to God in the highest And on earth peace good will toward men' Born unto a virgin was God's only begotten Son Emmanuel (God...

WHEN YOU ARE GONE

When you say goodbye, I definitely will not cry; I'll only drown in the salt sea that will endlessly ebb from the wells of my eyes. I'll command the...

The Eagle Is Gone #RIPMANDELA

The streams fled backward The hills became valleys The cloud birthed sunrays. The sun rained and rained The lions crowed and crowed I smiled to cry. The sky opened its...

MY WORST BLOW JOB.

I didn’t mean to do it I'm shaking and my fist is clenching I’m biting as my lips get swollen My mind is racing & profusely I’m sweating Excitement jerks...

I am a prisoner.

by Adedayo Adeyemi Agarau I was defiled By the flow of the street. Lost. Found. But found by the rhythms Of The puffs I sniff. No free education. Hooliganism is a craft...

A Stitch on a Little Flag

A Stitch on a Little Flag  by Frank Onuoha Weeks ago, I bought a cute little flag From a kind little lady Deep bright greens adorn its two...

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