My Black is Proud


Go scream it on the mountain For Martin and Malcolm Marcus, Betty, Arthur, and Ida Quote Frederick while writing Langston Zora is singing a new tune Come Josephine Smooth Sarah with Ella Tell them now Mandela For Maya And Angela Nikki and Dubois Say Baldwin or Bradley Dare Butler change history Smooth black foundation Made…

Metaphorically Speaking


Maybe we can have scrabble inspired weekends Slow stroll away Saturday into prayer blessed kitchens on Sunday soul fixings I wanna Harlem Renaissance into a BB King blues Langston Hughes some Angela Davis into an oral fixation We can Chain of Fools until that Change finally come And I’ll Sing A Song For You over…

Favorite Quotes


 This morning I share with you some of my most favorite quotes. Enjoy. And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.  Anais Nin  I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.  Anais Nin…