Breaking The Blank

Now Available via Day Eight Publishing!

Breaking the Blank is a spirited dialogue between poets—and a meditation on love, parenting, gentrification, money, and the literary life. In accessible free verse, haiku, sonnets, and other forms, Dwayne Lawson-Brown and Rebecca Bishophall honor the African American experience, make sacred the ordinary, and remind the reader of the marvelous in the everyday.

Breaking The Blank

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17-year-old Dwayne Lawson-Brown didn’t expect to reach the age of 24. Dwayne, now 37, explores the complexities of aging in “twenty:21”; a conversation-in-verse alternating between original works from the “Darkchylde” and modern responses from the “Crochet Kingpin”.

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One Color Kaleidoscope

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What color is love? What shade of unhappiness do you wear? In your palette, how vibrant is joy? Dwayne Lawson-Brown tackles these questions and more with “One Color Kaleidoscope” – The first bound collection of poetry from the Busboys and Poets host captain and Spit Dat co-host.

Dwayne tackles love, loneliness, artistry, and the human condition with equal parts mystique and transparency.

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Breaking The Blank – Now Available!

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30/30 Day 13: A Block Of Love For You

Am I obsessed? Is it strange for us to be so close and so far and all I do is think of you. Like all of the day and night; and my goodness I just want to hear from you right now. I’d fly to you to hear your voice whisper something silly. For you…