OD – From the unreleased “NeckA$$” Project

*My verse from "OD" on the upcoming "NeckAss" Project featuring Droopy the BrokeBaller and Basic The Bassist* Real Talk, I quit smoking just for work, Now they stress me out, blood pressure rising for sure, It's been a whole damn year; they ain't test my pee; Sh** I ain't never OD off no weed! Ni**** … Continue reading OD – From the unreleased “NeckA$$” Project

TV Parody – Craig Kite

In Celebration of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting videos of spoken word performances from across the DC area. If you are interested in seeing more videos, feel free to subscribe to the Crochet Kingpin Youtube Channel. Today Craig Kite Shares TV Parody!

Real Shhhh – Dwayne B!

In Celebration of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting videos of spoken word performances from across the DC area. If you are interested in seeing more videos, feel free to subscribe to the Crochet Kingpin Youtube Channel. Today, Dwayne Lawson-Brown shares Real SHHHHH!

Inputs and Exports – Craig Kite

In Celebration of National Poetry Month, I'll be posting videos of spoken word performances from across the DC area. If you are interested in seeing more videos, feel free to subscribe to the Crochet Kingpin Youtube Channel. Today, Craig Kite shares Inputs and Exports.

Just Like You – Gayle Danley

  In Celebration of National Poetry Month, I'll be posting videos of spoken word performances from across the DC area. If you are interested in seeing more videos, feel free to subscribe to the Crochet Kingpin Youtube Channel. Today: Gayle Danley shares "Just Like You"  

My Life As Told By Instagram*

*Prompt provided by Lissa Piercy What is this mess of Monday messages? An ongoing unraveling. The yarn whizzing through callused fingers and plastic rods. How do days explode into color and diffuse nightly? Who makes the night exhale day glow; What sense is made? The "block" At first glance is hard lesson Softened by sweet … Continue reading My Life As Told By Instagram*

Book Review – “N Search of H.E.R.” By H.J. Lee Bennett, III a.k.a. Lee The Poet

I am a hopeless romantic. I love the idea of "love", though I often am unsure of it's plausibility. I've been on a personal journey redefining and unlearning the "Disney" idea of love for some years and processing my concept of romantic and personal love each day. I find this important to state as I … Continue reading Book Review – “N Search of H.E.R.” By H.J. Lee Bennett, III a.k.a. Lee The Poet

Of Math and Memories

*For John W. Karr* ...246 New Jersey... ...Remember 246... An old man took his last breath today. When asked to chose between a doctor's breathing tube Or A friend's perfectly crafted martini, He made the right choice. ...246... 246... 246... "2+4 is 6" I would have never thought of that. Never have been a fan … Continue reading Of Math and Memories

Training Day

routine this is not it's an exercise binding bone and ripping muscle going beyond training this is conditioning mind to stop feeling legs and arms to stop thinking heart to breath lungs beaten to submission no routine knows this trial this is exercising demons confusing flesh to know pain as perseverance an exhibition of tears … Continue reading Training Day

Inspiration

*Written after "Knoxville Tennessee" By Nikki Giovanni. This poem was written during a writing workshop led by Anthony Harrell Jr., a Peer Ambassador for RealTalkDC.   When it pours out You will be a vessel For the living; For the untold story; For the man behind bars, And the shackles. You will be siren For … Continue reading Inspiration