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Poetry Month: We

April 14, 2012

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The week is not over and I owe you a poem. Heck, I owe myself a poem. Hot off my notebook and straight to the blog, unedited and uncut. Here we go! We It’s you because I like the way your energy feels across my tongue & how you reverberate in the prints of my […]

Poetry Month: Streaming Trayvon

April 5, 2012

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As I promised, 1 original poem a week, minimum. I’ve decided that I would only include new original work to give my brain a real workout. I hope my words are as spirit lifting for you as they are for me. Streaming Trayvon Even at 8:15 I could see remnants of The sunset on the […]

Ezra Pound Imagery

July 11, 2011

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One of my favorite things to do is to create an image. I wish I was as good of an artist with pictures as I am with my words. When an image is created with words, emotions are never too far behind. The words I choose can in some ways guide the emotions of the […]

Biographical Poetry: Frank Marshall Davis

June 20, 2011

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“Giles Johnson, Ph.D.” is a poem written by Frank Marshall Davis. It is a poetic biography that gives the reader a unique insight to the world of Giles Johnson, while evoking critical thinking. The introspection this piece promotes is remarkable. It makes me feel somewhat self-conscious and forces me to reevaluate some of my academic […]

The Essential Red Wheelbarrow

June 6, 2011

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I have been pondering and toying with the idea of playing with some more William Carlos Williams. “Red Wheelbarrow” has been on my mind a lot lately. It is such a simple concept but it is loaded with so much literary nutrition. The imagery, the use of enjambment, and the tone…. There is so much […]

As I Wax

May 20, 2011

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Listening to the aircraft pass overhead, I do believe I have begun to wax poetic. Waxing Poetica: the poetry in my heart that passes through my lips and into another’s ears, becoming lodged in the wax. Even my definitions are poetry, sublimely created with the intent of building your wealth, your craft, your confidence. May […]