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Just breathe.

It gets tough I know and I've been there. Discouragement is becoming a norm, I understand. Some of us have been played too many times for a...

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...

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...

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...

Spoken word as an art of poetry.

BY CHANTAE KNUCKLES   Spoken Word has taken the poetry  scene by storm since the 80's and 90's. You can hear the earthy, raw, erotic, exciting, and honest...