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||•Killed the Cat•||

This is a poem from my book Black Canvas:

I followed you

Instead of my instincts that day

From the playground to your efficiency

Where you efficiently played on my curiosity… 262 more words

African American Poet

||•Dark Chocolate •||

Dark chocolate

so smooth and subtle

she draws closer to me;
nearing enough
that I can brush softly against her skin.
I inhale her
allowing her sweet aroma to fill my lungs. 175 more words

African American Poet

Guest Poetry by Yahna_D_Vine

This special guest poet is a friend of mine that has been writing for some time now.  In addition, she is a very talented model.  Enjoy her creative work entitled, “I Pray to Thee” and please give her some love on my blog by liking, sharing and leaving a comment!



I never know where to start with these things so while I get this blog together let me introduce myself. My name is Nicole (of course), some call me Journee (former pen name) and if you are on instagram I write under the name @_silhoutte_. 103 more words

African American Poet


Jupiter Hammon first published African American poet

Jupiter Hammon, the first published African American poet, was born into slavery at Henry Lloyd’s estate on Lloyd Neck, Long Island, New York. 174 more words

Rebellion of the Gridiron Gladiators, by Bryan Long, Featured Guest Artist

As many of you may know, there has been an enormous amount of injustice done and still being done to African Americans in the U.S. on many levels; just to name one, the criminal justice system.   144 more words

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“Calling All Grand Mothers” – Poem by Alice Walker

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing by Alice Walker
Photo Credit: New World Library

My Poetry Corner September 2016 features the poem “Calling All Grand Mothers” from the poetry collection, … 450 more words