*note: I wrote this for a children’s program taking place at the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum. “Don’t Get Wasted” is […]
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30/30 Day 4: Game Boy
They say its Black and WhiteBut real ones knowIt all a green screenBoys trapped for hours moving to the beatThat’s […]
Where Was I: 9/11/2001
9/11. Southeast DC ,Something woke me up… seemed like a loud thud. “Welp… I must have dreamt it” – and back to sleep I drifted. At no point did I turn on the TV; completely oblivious of the news that was breaking.
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 […]
How D.C.’s historic Columbia Hospital for Women became a Trader Joe’s, expensive condos – The Washington Post
I replied to a tweet that a reporter friend shot into the universe. I didn’t realize what was happening in […]
Between the Stitches: What is “Summall”?
So I’m on the SouthSide Circulator listening to music on this fine summer/fall day. Actually, I don’t have a word […]
If I could sketch time, It would look like the stars in A cracked hourglass. Bleeding out into the […]
How To Flash
Wear a trench coat When you have your captive audience, Open it with the intensity of single mothers opening child […]
Cotton candy smeared across the skyline A pastel stop-motion masterpiece Melting into the river The sun; a knife stashed After […]
Losing My Religion or Poets Church of Sins
We define holy war in our wordplay. Heaven be thy frame Your bodice cum, For me, as it would in […]