*Written after “Knoxville Tennessee” By Nikki Giovanni. This poem was written during a writing workshop led by Anthony Harrell Jr., […]
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Poetry By Dwayne B!
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I will fall In love with you Everyday For the rest of our lives. When I die, Love will always […]
No One Riots For T-Dog
It’s destined to happen to all our favs; To leave this life and meet their graves; Happening on the most […]
Spring Your hand brushes against mine A bursting bud Goosebumps ripple across my all I’m a man in bloom This […]