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...

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...

Renew Reality

Every waking moment is spent philosophizing renew reality Translating that which I see in my mind’s eye into being - Renewal, to resume, to continue the acts of...

The Canvas

Though he has the best of both worlds And she has two of one. With pride to the side, His why for her calling should be done To be at one. She is strong in who she is And her strength is his weakness. His strength...
“Isabella Marin.” The auditorium became quiet, and the chamber in my chest began to tighten. The tension - only I felt it, but it was there nonetheless. Samantha probably felt it, too. She was my best friend and knew exactly...
"We are now witnessing what movies futurized about for centuries: human beings with telepathy." I lay on my mommy's arm as she watches the news. "Everyone was always able to do it on a small-scale, of course. Like when you thought...
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,”...

The Early Morning

Maybe you’ve heard the saying, “Time heals all things.”   Let’s journey this on a large scale. Not imagination but fact.   THE TIME OF YOUR PAIN IS UP. The pain of helplessness TO OUR CIRCUMSTANCES. The pain of a 6,000-year rule UNDER A WICKED RULER. The pain of 500...

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...

Wise Man Told Me

Art by Divine Tokyoska   a Wise man told me to never trust what you don’t know never trust what grows in the dark Don’t take part in the wine tasting scene For what grows in the dark would never find the light he lives in...

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