Burning Leaves in Memory 5/30


I’ll never forget the smell of fresh burning leaves in the fall Smells like grandma Like Kiera, if you don’t get outside right now and rake those leaves I used to put lines in the dirt just to make it look clean It didn’t even matter that our laundry was hung in the front yard…

Forbidden Fruit 3/30


I should have never touched it I should have never tasted it Never savored the delicacy of its flavor languishing across my lips I should have kept my distance Observed it from afar allowing it to bask in its radiance But it called me ever so softly Beckoned my name in whispers only I could…

Still Marching For Justice 2/30


On the 4th day of the 4th month of the 40th year of your life April 4, 1968 Thinking of your decision to join the Poor People’s Campaign I wonder if you knew… That some decisions ain’t have to be made Some choices don’t come back All ain’t fair in love and war cause human…

#MeToo


I was once asked why one would remain silent after being sexually assaulted or abused And even as a grown woman I felt my inner child attempting to explain situations she wasn’t old enough to have an understanding of I learned about my sexuality before my curiosity had the notion to ask questions Left to…

For Kenneka Jenkins


This is a message about friends Those that are and the ones that only pretend to be so In a time where you can’t tell friend or foe because they all monitor your Facebook Smile in your face while showing the truth in their shade Wait until you’re vulnerable to knock you off your game…

Zora! Let The People Sing!


Good morning family. I’m happy to share with you that Zora! Let The People Sing! is now available for sale on Amazon. This project continues to be a labor of love and one of the most rewarding plays I’ve written to date. Please purchase a copy for yourself and family/friends. If you have a moment…