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When I Think of Love
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When I Think of Love

Posted February 14th, 2014 by in Blog, Love, Poetry

When I think of love I think of Soft lips on my park bench Bushes surround us Jungle thick playgrounds for us Isolated from the world Insulated from lies False agreements Fake love Insulated from duty Fantasy becomes you You are night with a glow Holding my bouquet I am Running in my white gown […]

Love Poem
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Love Poem

Posted May 20th, 2013 by in Blog, Love, Poetry

Wrap me in your honestly chiseled embrace With your smile of ancient days Be my seven years of confidence on these lips Kiss the mistakened bruises you’d almost talked me out of Be my brother Take my hand and lead me to freedom’s ocean Share me with the light you shine In time

Poem
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Poem

Posted May 17th, 2013 by in Blog, Poetry, Spirituality

Be silent. Strong. Wail at the top of your lungs Be cool. Be fly. Scream for your twisted insides Be faithful. Prayerful. Wade in the river of regret Give in. Give up. Do whatever the eff you want.

Relationship Status – Part I
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Relationship Status – Part I

Posted April 18th, 2013 by in Blog, Love, Poetry

***My third full poem for National Poetry Month. Check out the stream of haikus on my twitter feed ******POEM****** A friend is not a friend until she’s watched you bury hatchets and nursed you back from death Pulling you back from the brink Insisting that you live And breathe one more day Dancing with your […]

Grasping
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Grasping

Posted April 4th, 2013 by in Blog, Health & Vitality, Poetry

Grasping air, It slips slyly through fingers First like the slippery grasp of overripe mango flesh Then like air Youth slips away from me like air Through my fingers It can be slow In the cloudy descent of fatigue Or speedy like the racecar of disappointment knocking the wind out of me Fallen follicles And […]

Hold Your Head Up
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Hold Your Head Up

Posted April 2nd, 2013 by in Blog, Poetry

First draft, first full poem from National Poetry Month /// Hold your head up, kiss the sky When they threaten to rape you with their eyes With their lies With those economic ties Hold your head on high When their sanctions Threaten your existence, Your revolutions When they keep you locked in 1960 Walk with […]

For the Poets
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For the Poets

Posted March 21st, 2013 by in Poetry

This is for the poets who didn’t sleep last night Scrambling in the dark to find a pen to write That rhyme with As time went And half your mind was written down Just as the sun crept around The other side To bring you light This morning when you still weren’t done Laying down […]

DELIVER US.
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DELIVER US.

Posted July 16th, 2012 by in AFRiCKA, Blog, Musik, Poetry

One of the most powerful tracks I have ever loved. Fell in love with Talib for taking it to my hometown. I’m mad though that this vid has only 400K views. Whereas the trash on Youtube gets 5 mil+ I love it especially because I don’t believe musik of enlightenment should have to adhere to […]