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SOMETIMES

Sometimes I feel like going to war With myself for all my faults When I let down my guard And cause me a havoc To my dreams and the...

Brand ambassadorship??? em…em….what about…..???

A School of thought holds: 'Stars are made and not born'. I say, whether born or made, it is good to be a Star. Nigeria’s...

Kids Feel the Power of Poetry in Performance

  Through slam poetry, students reach new heights in literacy and in life. BY GRACE RUBENSTEIN Kids -- 12 and 13 years old -- pour their guts...

The Unwavering Courage

by  Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom  Life presents hardship and pleasure Life houses injustice and justice Life portrays cruelty and kindness But I know certain men Men who would defy all odds To...

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...