Poetry

Love and Conspiracy Theories

May 2, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

The news is no longer news worthy to me. Constantly torn by subjective images on TV. Black lives matter while black on black crime staggers and the state of the economy and inflation continues to lose swagger. School campuses cleared when students go on killing sprees and unstable couples hunted through multiple states of havoc reeked. A moment of silence for the victims of these feats. Black churches are burning, but correction please – you are not black, but brown and still fast asleep. Not sure anymore who to trust or what to believe. Kenya, Paris, the American ghetto, the middle class;... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Review: Girl In The Mirror by Alix B. Golden [Paperback]

Review: Girl In The Mirror by Alix B. Golden [Paperback]

August 20, 2012 · 11 Comments 

All Christen Calhoun really wants is to be a successful photographer, love a beautiful woman, and make her father proud, but easier said than done. When she graduates from Savannah State University, a dead end bank job isn’t what she had in mind. She stifles her creativity in bland business suits while her camera collects dust in the corner of her modest studio apartment. Her inability to decipher lust from love often leaves her sexually satiated, but emotionally bereft. When her soul is drained, as well as her bank account, will she take the advice of her father, Pop Calhoun, and... [Read the full story]

Prose

The Stud With The Butterfly Tattoo

March 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

Chapter 1 I was propped up on my lazy boy Comfortable reclining chewing raw almonds when she re-entered the room, smiling Her bottom lip, biting Her silence was deafening and suddently I felt consumed stuffy and diffused as her gaze scanned the whole of the vestibule Until she focused on my face “The pretty lady has returned,” I said stifling a chuckle Hiding the uncomfortable I didn’t understand Why she felt certain to make dramatic and stormy exists Always purse in hand Loved to make her presence felt Wanted more of my crescent self She said, “I made it all the way to... [Read the full story]

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Love and Conspiracy Theories

May 2, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

The news is no longer news worthy to me. Constantly torn by subjective images on TV. Black lives matter while black on black crime staggers and the state of the economy and inflation continues to lose swagger. School campuses cleared when students go on killing sprees and unstable couples hunted through multiple states of havoc reeked. A moment of silence for the victims of these feats. Black churches are burning, but correction please – you are not black, but brown and still fast asleep. Not sure anymore who to trust or what to believe. Kenya, Paris, the American ghetto, the middle class;... [Read the full story]

Politics

It’s Not What You Think

May 2, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

Before you know it The illusion will be gone No acapella – Just bars on this one song Are the Illuminati – Satan’s all-stars? Your favorite celebrities – Are they all pawns The Industry – Is it too far gone Do you really have a clue Are you just a chess piece on the board walk You do what you’re told to do Like a Jordan shoe – on black Friday You’ll stomp, trample and kill just to own a pair or two When what you need to be owning Is your damn self – fool Lights on but no one’s home The ruse is up The roster crows To the ancient ways of... [Read the full story]

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Love and Conspiracy Theories

May 2, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

The news is no longer news worthy to me. Constantly torn by subjective images on TV. Black lives matter while black on black crime staggers and the state of the economy and inflation continues to lose swagger. School campuses cleared when students go on killing sprees and unstable couples hunted through multiple states of havoc reeked. A moment of silence for the victims of these feats. Black churches are burning, but correction please – you are not black, but brown and still fast asleep. Not sure anymore who to trust or what to believe. Kenya, Paris, the American ghetto, the middle class;... [Read the full story]

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Love and Conspiracy Theories

The news is no longer news worthy to me. Constantly torn by subjective images on TV. Black lives matter while black on black crime staggers and the state of the economy and inflation continues to lose swagger. School campuses cleared when students go on killing sprees and unstable couples hunted through multiple states...

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It’s Not What You Think

Before you know it The illusion will be gone No acapella – Just bars on this one song Are the Illuminati – Satan’s all-stars? Your favorite celebrities – Are they all pawns The Industry – Is it too far gone Do you really have a clue Are you just a chess piece on the board walk You do what...

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She Doesn’t Love You

“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before, she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect – you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being...

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Anatomy of a Broken Heart

There are different stages of heartbreak. I’m about two months deep into my break-up and I have experienced almost all of them. First there’s shock, especially if you are the dumped. Then there’s the refusal to believe that you weren’t enough, followed by some combination of depression, anger and loneliness;...

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Shambala

I am floating up I am so high Fresh peaks of fluffy Shapely and toned round thighs I see beautiful peaks painting Brushes of silky smooth Skin against mine Leaving a trail of the wettest ale You are the epitome of fine wine Your essence takes me away Melts me like snow In Springtime Tongue tasting Of sunshine Love...

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Limitless

I sit and wait and pine For words that never come Momentary happiness has come undone No turning back but shadows of the past do hunt Lies and deceit over the smallest things corrupt But no one is perfect, I wouldn’t be fooling anyone That love was pure from day one The passion ripe for a future of Happy days...

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Dear Ex Girlfriend

As I gazed at the brightly lit but slowly darkening sky, I couldn’t help but be awed at the double irony of the situation. Last year, I managed to convince myself that to live without her would be an absolute travesty. It was in complete opposition to my every desire and so I fought with lovelorn shield and sword...

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Eyes Wide Open II

5th Verse The next one to catch my fancy Sapped me like an oak tree Macked me like ODB She was the type to bring alive And then stomp all over your dreams But she was mine and I was hers Placed myself on a shelf She did not deserve With access to my dreams They went completely undeterred She inspired others with her...

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20 Ways to Win Her Back and Improve your Relationship

1. Never stop dating and courting her. Do not take her presence in your life for granted. 2. Protect your heart and do not allow anyone else to enter except for her. 3. Fall in love with her over and over again. 4. Focus on the things you love about her. Realize that what you focus on will expand and if you focus...

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Eyes Wide Open

Prelude Tiny cutouts of affection All ripped up and shredded Stored in boxes of occupants Housed in journals and writing tips A poet’s journey begins With a first kiss I made you privy to it My collaborative compilations extracted in bits 1st Verse Nancy was not shy, I was totally convinced of this Secretive...

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Maximum Overdrive

I can hack into your world Hook up my laptop Start up your drop top Take you for a swirl Speed you up and down the highway I can even tighten your seatbelt So you can’t make a quick escape I control everything Red pill – Blue pill I can make a canary sing To get to you girl It’s called gang stalking It’s...

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What She Does To Me

You stir the universe To a whirling frenzy Sounds like my heart beats When your thoughts reach me Like a dandelion unphased Until touched by an angel wing Pollen goes soaring Your light is pouring Oh so heavily Down it comes like a rain cloud All the while sun’s still out Your love is just… that profound Your...

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On Stupid Stuck

The truth is nearly impossible to swallow Something as big as the biggest heartbeat God ever made belongs to a blue whale Then try to explain just how futile it is to become To be nubile in a world as distasteful as ours is young Love mistaken for abuse, ignorance mistaken for mere youth In the body of a 60 year old...

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Ode to Teachers

This one goes out to every child That didn’t have parents To properly groom To every teacher Who stays after class for hours Locked in his classroom For every principle whose sensible And invests in her students success For every superintendent who cares enough about his district To Never Settle for Less For...

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Let Me Catch You

Girl I’ll sweep you off your feet But I can’t catch you with broken wings Or heal your fractured heart You might deserve better than me Look at how proud you are I sense all your stubborn smarts Comes from somewhere soft and hard A time line that at times hides long forgotten scars Girl I’ll sweep...

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Hidden In Plain Sight

The truth is backwards They say it’s stranger than fiction Hey, whatever works Against the current, we swim Strokes of Falsified Records, and Stolen Status Quos, They all float downstream Resting on lakes no paddler knows Beliefs contained in a system Organized by intelligent men Derived as a way to conceal inadequacy...

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Spirituality and Hip-Hop: State of Affairs

I see the problem with these rappers today Constantly bragging about a payday Money rules while consciousness is booed Stuck in a state of confused melee This culture of mixed races Sea of Brown faces Different ethnicities create the beat the universal drum makes That drum drums right into us the need to focus on...

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The Garden of DNA

A Posh Prison For Ruiling Elite With a High Security Fence To Keep Away The Weak Perfect Place For Atu-Waa’s Long Awaited Sleep Iraq, Iran, but First Afghanistan they Seek Weapons of Mass Destruction Found Where? …Exactly Oil & Money – They Took A Pass On Those Things …Time That’s...

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Soul Traveler

We resemble a likeness It cannot be excused When basked in light it is bright But does not intrude Instead it is welcomed As we bathe in its hues Finding new ways to focus New ways to improve We are so much alike Were we twins in another life Were we misplaced when planning fate So being soulmates seemed only right I...

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Lovers and Friends

If I was your best friend before your lover Would that make things better We were the perfect couple Now we not gone be together You were my girl and now you might not love me ever… again It comes back to this, I’m not talking shit, I’m expressing feelings The Gist I’m not attacking you but...

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Gotta Love Us

Gotta love us studs Proclaiming security while blanketed with self doubt Sucking on thighs to let the demons out Fitted with air force ones Donning button downs and button ups Cocky grins swinging from hips Checking out girls with big butts As the radio teases, watch my bois pretend not to listen too hard, pretend...

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I Do Things With My Tongue

I do things with my tongue That you ain’t never felt I got skills, tongue game gold I got moves that’ll make you melt You want my mouth on your pantyline Well then come on over here love I want my lips brushing against Your thighs and all The delicate places they touch Followed by soft kisses In intricate...

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