Self Defense or 2nd Degree Murder


As I walked into work this morning the news was broadcasting the Trayvon Martin Case. They were debating if George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin in self-defense or was it 2nd degree murder. The panel of 5 were each pleading their case. There is no doubt in my mind that George Zimmerman saw Trayvon Martin, profiled him as “black while…

I’m Not The One


I love music and being exposed to artists I haven’t heard of. Check out “Bettye LaVette – “I’m Not The One”” Thank you Bones. I’ve been tried And I’ve been tested I was born tired And I still ain’t got rested Harder than Marble stone I’m better off I’m better off left alone Cause I’m…

I Wanted You To Want Me


I wanted you to want me as I wanted you Feverishly An undying aching to be consumed and comforted with thoughts of nothing but you And I Together I wanted you to want me To daydream of possibilities and romantic moments hidden from the rest of society Resting lazily in each others arms with kisses…

A Day In NYC


The year is 2003 and I’m living in the Bronx. I stayed in a decent multifamily home right off of Fordham Rd. Fordham University sits at the end of the street. I’m in a relationship, more like getting out of one. Life in New York was good. I was working at the Statue of Liberty.…

Whitney Houston Tribute


The end of January 2012 I took a much needed vacation to DC & NYC. Though I lived many years in NY & had been to DC several times, I wanted to sit back & play a tourist for once. I spent the next few weeks doing things at leisure, eating all the fatty NY food…

Christopher Dorner Manifesto (Unedited)


Many of you will spend the weekend talking about the current situation with Christopher Dorner. I find this situation interesting for various reasons. I have read the full manifesto and I’m posting it here so that you can as well. After the weekend, I plan on coming back to it and addressing several situations that…