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Living in Stockholm (4 of 30)

Oh! Life begins with a spark of hope, challenging your assumptions about a God that gropes you after the abduction, reassuring you’ll learn to cope and trained to adore his seduction. Lost is civility when you have no choice but to say ‘I love … Continue reading

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Manhattan Yeti (3 of 30)

You came unwarranted. You were the Manhattan Yeti– large and hairy; ape-like with dark reddish hair, emerging from Ground Zero then hiding behind the internet and indie films and poorly written literature; beside Sarah Jessica and Meryl, with your thick tongue and … Continue reading

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The Red Wheel Barrel (2 of 30)

So much depends upon The red wheel barrel Filled with banned books, Soon to be burned, Pushed by a castrated Rhineland Bastard Carrying harps along his sides, Playing slightly flat with tubercular coughs, Marching to Pachelbel Canon in D. God … Continue reading

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April Fool (Poem 1 of 30)

I opened myself up to ridicule
when I revealed my comfortless heart.
Now I’m just your April Fool. . . Continue reading

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The Shaping of an “Angry” Black Woman (Book Review)

An assorted collection of modern-day poetry, poet Tamara Woods’ first collection “The Shaping of an ‘Angry’ Black Woman” teases the reader for more. With its illusive title, one would conceive this collection to specifically revolve around the Black American understandings—but, … Continue reading

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