City Lights


Country gal went running barefoot into the city like she don’t know dirt roads and city streets ain’t paved the same like she don’t know nothing bout shattered glass and syringes She like a mosquito in the thick heat of a southern night drawn to the light of a bug lamp Even when she feel the…

Women of Influence


At the Women’s Convention of 1851 Sojourner Truth gave her famous speech “Ain’t I A Woman” At one point, reminding those that said women were not equal to men because Christ wasn’t a woman, that Christ had indeed been birthed through a woman by God without the help of man Having seen her own children…

The Show Must Go On


Excited to share the newest creation for Zora! Let The People Sing! Zora! Let The People Sing! is a production of the life and times of Zora Neale Hurston. Watch in awe as she transforms herself from a “sow” under her father’s foot to an icon of the Harlem Renaissance. With friends such as Langston…

This Too Shall Pass


I’ve been looking at some of my old work and found a piece that spoke to me. I’m surprised I hadn’t shared it here yet. This Too Shall Pass First you snap it at the top, Pull it back and allow it to tear down the middle Take your thumb and run it along the…

Prophecy


Come child… Tonight I will not lie I will not attempt to hide what remains to be the truth I will not fill you with false promises of people who might change Tonight I will tell you Your name is Struggle And you shall bear witness to the birth and utter destruction of a great…

Have I Ever


I have fallen in love before Love in all its sweetness and golden after glows Been bathed in butterflies and goose bumps at the mere mention of her name Daydreamed hours away fantasizing what our life would be Brick house, porch swings, quiet hours reading, good food, and family I have planned vacations with the…