Educated Lamentations

    It’s weird these thoughts in my head words spoken to me in the midst of stacks of books, reams of paper, and a student load debt I cannot afford It’s strange this sacrament placed on my tongue though bitter to the taste and damaging to the bliss of ignorance and a sheltered life […]

Scott Lively, Jerry Falwell Jr, and the Theocrats among us.

        Once upon a time, in a land apparently not so different than the one we live in today, African American’s achieved (as did the rest of the country) their God given right to snub Jim Crow law and attend any school they chose.  Racial integration had been achieved, and all was […]

The Devil among us (Poem)

The devil walks among the pious among the rich and lofty few toward the halls of justice and of government into the heart of the holiest place sunlight streaming on-top of his head from the stain-glass windows   The devil stands behind pulpits and carries the Bible in his hand with a white smile he […]

Self love (poem)

  Men, Turn your eyes inward And see the glory of what you are See the rise and fall of your breath The pulse in your neck Perhaps linger at the swell of your chest feel the roundness of your belly and know that you are fed Place your palm over your left Peck And know that […]