A Poem for the Voter – Vote!

This is my contribution to LovelyCurses blog: http://lovelycurses.com/2016/02/03/black-poetry-writing-month-poem-voter/. Blood has been shed. “I’m not gonna vote,” you said. Was it all for naught? How much time have you got? Does it really take that long? Not as long as it took our ancestors. Those sharecroppers, chauffeurs, and also maids. Shoe shiners, porters, and most of … Continue reading "A Poem for the Voter – Vote!"

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Minority

This poem is inspired by Lovely Curses’ blog, http://lovelycurses.com/2016/02/01/black-poetry-writing-month-write-a-poem-that-ignites/ More than, less than I hate the word Minority it means less than. It’s supposed to refer to our numbers but how do we know that it’s not the opposite of we can? Categories in general just set my teeth on edge. There are too many … Continue reading "Minority"

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