My Interview with VaLerie Irene, Author of the Children’s Book, Raffi and Friends – The Lunch Box Mystery

Tell us a little about yourself. I grew up in Washington, DC and am the youngest of five siblings. I am a Federal government employee by day, with over 32 years under my belt. I love to read and am thankful that the e-book came about (to contain my book collection) although I still buy plenty of physical … Continue reading "My Interview with VaLerie Irene, Author of the Children’s Book, Raffi and Friends – The Lunch Box Mystery"

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Say “Cheese!”

This is my contribution to the Flash Fiction Challenge I read on Nortina’ s Lovely Curses blog, http://lovelycurses.com/2016/03/30/the-moor/.  Unfortunately, I can never figure that frog link out but here it is.   C’mon! “Why do you want to do somethin’ stupid like that? ” “It’s not stupid.” Donnie cackled. “It’s funny!” Hank didn’t even bother … Continue reading "Say “Cheese!”"

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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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