Dear Us Head stay up Even when bowed Heart stay strong Even when hurt and Overworked We are. There is […]
Dwayne B! The Crochet KingpinDwayne Lawson-Brown aka the “Crochet Kingpin” is a homegrown DC native poet, activist, break-dancer, and fashion designer. Dwayne has been known to write a pretty good haiku in his day which led his receiving the Best Haiku Award at the 2011 National Underground Spoken-Word Poetry Awards (NUSPA). His work to increase HIV awareness through spoken-word garnered recognition from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, BBCAmerica, The Discovery Channel, and The Washington Post. Ultimately Dwayne's goal is to force audiences to feel. He tends to meet goals. When not documenting his life through poetic meter, Dwayne can be found on the metro making scarves and hats, or singing karaoke.
Between The Stitches – Where Faith Finds Me
It’s a Friday night and buffalo wings are in front of me. Or I’m in front of them. We are […]
A drum and bass daydream Flickering between the strobes Your silhouette, a broken heart Finding the salve In rhythms desynced […]
East of the River Book Fest Is This Saturday!
Peace All! I get to share poetry, sell books, and write on the spot haiku at my first ever book […]
I’m Performing Blackity Black Poems at Amplify US! October 5, 2019
Amplify US! is dedicated to opening a channel and forming relationships with those around us. We perform to communicate, to […]
Tolento Jones Featuring At Busboys And Poets 450K! (Oh and I’m hosting)
It’s that time of the month again! Busboys and Poets 450K Open Mic. (Click For Tickets) I host. C’est Lief […]
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company – Spit Dat In Residence
We are super duper excited to to announce that Spit Dat DC is officially in Residency at Woolly Mammoth Theater […]
Three Poems by Dwayne Lawson-Brown | Bourgeon
I’ve been making efforts to have a wider reach with my poetry. I’ve been doing some reading that I haven’t […]
Dwayne Is At Rayceen’s Reading Room!
TODAY! Rayceen’s Reading Room is an absolute dream. A gathering of authors from the DC area sharing their works in […]
There are times when I’m lonely
And all I want is someone to brush against me
To feel contact on bare skin.