*Written after “Knoxville Tennessee” By Nikki Giovanni. This poem was written during a writing workshop led by Anthony Harrell Jr., […]
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.
Forgive my smile. It’s the most persistent lie.
Cotton candy smeared across the skyline A pastel stop-motion masterpiece Melting into the river The sun; a knife stashed After […]
“Color Me Woman” Art Show!
In Recongition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, RealTalkDC Presents: Color Me Woman – A Women and Girls […]
“Picture This” or “Another Day” or “What We Expect”
Early March morning Woman walks down seldom travelled road Pumps Stockings under skirt Blouse Blazer Overcoat Hair in messy bun […]
Nintendo Switch Hands-On Impressions
It’s finally upon us! Nintendo has prepared its next system for market and it’s “switching” up the game. The Nintendo […]
Home of the Brave
Oh say can you see, Over the blinding light, That through rockets red glare, We’ve been chosen to fight, Can’t […]
Daddy Dare Game Time 1 – Super Mario Maker
I LOVE MY SON! I LOVE VIDEO GAMES! I LOVE PLAYING VIDEO GAMES WITH MY SON! That’s the basis behind […]
Laying here Instead of on your beaches Is a lie I no longer wish to live. To be a buoy […]
Are snowflakes depressed? Jumping from the sky to crash into the earth Do they see their lives flash before their […]