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10 Great Resources for Poets and Writers

As a poet, spoken word artist, writer, entrepreneur (and several other amazing adjectives), I found it very difficult to find affordable and practical resources to help better myself and my craft. 590 more words

African American Authors

My Caribbean. Love.

You feel like
Home:
steamy Sun Daze and
carnival riddims,
and
granny food and sugar cane and spiced rum.
I prepared my feelings with care, 28 more words

Poetry

bedside blues

death sits on the bed
silently
contemplating
life.

death rests its head forlornly
on a worn red cotton pillow
waiting
for white satin.

the sleep that once came easy- 79 more words

Poetry

Don’t Be Drab: Ways Authors Can Be Artsy (AND Dress the Part!)

Many authors are fluent in many subjects. Because they write about different topics and in different styles, they need a unique wardrobe to accompany their writing. 606 more words

African American Authors

BLACK WALL STREET: AUGUST 28TH 2015. #POETS GET READY!! NYC GET READY!!!

ON FRIDAY AUGUST 28TH WE ARE HAVING A SHOW ENTITLED BLACK WALL STREET. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE THAT I HAVE SELECTED. INFORM YOURSELF OF YOUR AMERICAN HISTORY. 704 more words

News/Current Events

Say Hello to the Bad Guy

I just try to give people my point of view

People will want your story but ask everyone but you

Can’t continue to throw shade at me and expect me to act cool… 280 more words

Honesty

7 Ways to Conquer Writer's Block

Wanted to start with your article or blog but can’t seem to progress after seeing a blank page? Have lots of ideas but can’t figure out which one to use? 613 more words

African American Authors