When I look at my beautiful Black people full of melanin I see gods walking in the midst of human beings And then I get to thinking about the evident Ingrained power inherited by the Supreme Being I look up at the sun...

Tangibles

Scream and chant Black Man. “The Black Man is God.” Recite the speeches of the elders. Expound on the books that were written.   Let the Garvey’s, the DuBois’, And the Muhammad’s live through you. Though whatever you do, Make sure we feel you.   May our children’s children...
I’m walking down the street when I hear a cry It’s the voices of my ancestors going by “Truth Prevails,” says Sojourner Truth Next I get a call from the telephone booth “Hello?” I ask. “No struggle no progress,” I recognize the voice as...

The Light

the truth is behind her eyes is the greatest light   never does she feel so complete never does she feel so right.   when she utters the words to her soul, the darkness begins to subside.   her will… it begins to abide.   for long, she has been lost, knowing of...
I don’t entirely know how to write this review. In some ways, Beyonce’s visual album, “Black Is King,” streaming on Disney+, is indescribable. There is so much imagery and symbolism that when I think “Black Is King,”...

You Must Love It

A so-called “Religion”. An internal gift. One, of your own essence.   Just asking application By those, through supplication From a rostrum or other platform. Or in time, from The Book (Quran).   “Come to Allah (God).” “Come to Prayer.” “Come to Islam.”   Forming a solid foundation On Five Pillars.   Faith. Prayer. Charity. Fasting. Pilgrimage to Mecca.   None...
I don’t write spoken word Or personal narratives I write poems that are molded from my thoughts about living in an unjust world I’m in a private area...

The Book

I am Sitting in a park When I hear the call of a lark The buzzing of the bees The squirrels in the trees I am Reading a book When I hear a click So I Turn and look An officer Is holding a thick Black handle Finger On the metallic trigger Then I’m...

In A Room With God

Surrounded by four walls, boxed in, caved With the only Being that can cause my grave Death and life swirls around Him in a spiral One hand holds the Qur’an, the other the Bible Beneficent, Merciful, but also the number one killer The Destroyer,...

It Hurts to be Woke

The Light struck the eye just right. What a blessing. Continued on to the pineal gland and created a vision. At least that’s what I thought it was. But it was a realization. An unveiling of hidden Truths. Hidden from me and You. Powers exercised daily...

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