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Aren’t we all just sketches;
Drawn from the Master’s hand.

Life charts its course across the
Lines that make us whole

Leaving us distorted and confused, 37 more words


Lonely Blues.

There are some crying the blues
Exhausting all chances for love
With nothing left to lose.

One questioning God falls blind;
Afraid of questioning self, 14 more words


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“Poet, Malcolm Jarell, author of Wakeupandthink! and Dreams of Yesterday, presents to us a bold and daring message in his newest release, title, SpeakNow! 90 more words



Moving to a new city is not easy, of course. I didn’t nessicarily know what to expect when arriving in Portland. Now that the holidays are over, and I’ve started working things seems to be falling into their respected grooves. 213 more words

Black Women


My boyfriend and I have taken a lazy day off today. So we’re having a Scandal marathon. Season 4 is filled with so much drama. 106 more words

Black Art

Bursting Heart

A heart bursts open to reveal a tender moon that no chains can trap
nor hands can tuck away

No light and uncertainty to fall away from an ache that began with your being, 26 more words


Tides and Teeth

Terror follows with tides and teeth
Relief is a crumbling in cracked hands
You cannot pray the ocean away
Alive or dead, the water will drown us… 16 more words