Monthly Archives: February 2015

Witchy Woman Blues

Here’s the call and response blues poems I promised. One is called Magic Man Blues and the other is called the Witchy Woman Blues. These poems were composed by me, of course, and my bestest friend, the Mysterious Poet ;-). … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Pigs

One of the things I write about in the journals I keep by my bed is any interesting dream I happen to have. Well last night was a doozy. I dreamed that I was getting ready to dissect pigs with … Continue reading

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Magic

“Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.” –Frida Kahlo He told her she was pure magic and thought his words would melt her heart. But she learned long ago that magic is nothing more than … Continue reading

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Magic Man Blues

I’m feeling like a contemporary blues artist these days. The blues are running through my head just about all day. So, I’ve undertaken a blues challenge of sorts with my “best(est)” friend in the whole entire world. I’m working on … Continue reading

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Start the Week with Snoopy — Just Because

I’ve spent the past few weeks polishing poems for my next poetry anthology. I hope to have the new anthology finished in the next month or so. This comic definitely applies to how I’ve spent so much of my time … Continue reading

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Ramshackle Castles in the Sky

The following poem is dedicated to the memories of Bessie Smith, Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, and Billie Holiday. I’ve been reading Blues Legacies and Black Feminism by Angela Davis and it has been an educational experience in which I’m learning a … Continue reading

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scars on my heart

This is just a little something I’ve been working on. It’s the first draft, of course. i gave u my smile u promised 2 keep it, 2 protect it like the sun does its rays, but u gave it away. … Continue reading

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