What an experience…I made it through. The HARLEM BOOK FAIR was everything and nothing I expected. I was… Read more HARLEM BOOK FAIR…PART I
My play “Something Borrowed When You’re Blue” is being performed at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios 244 West 54th Street… Read more Legros Cultural Arts 10 Minute Play Series!!!!
Vintage He blinked and she was there Debonair He noticed her there The slight grey in her hair And… Read more Vintage Pussy (29/30)
I never run out of ways to love you To shove you out of the way of danger To… Read more SON…
i remain empty waiting to be filled to knock the chill off of being so alone i am older than… Read more The Empty Womb…(3/30)
daughter of elegua you have tricked yourself do your ébbo and purge the sin that has imbedded itself in… Read more Ashe…(2/30)
what the womb will incubate is more so than a child growing the secrets the womb will keep the… Read more 1/30…Trimesters of Rape…
Write a “confession” poem detailing an emotional crime and how you committed it. OR Write a poem in the voice… Read more Crime Exercise
Circular Poem Write a short poem that begins and ends with the same line. The reader should feel differently about… Read more
Happy Poetry Month! April has been deemed National Poetry Month, and the frequent choice is to write a poem a… Read more
As poets, there are a lot of ways to make money. For the life of me, I don’t understand why… Read more 16 Greeting Card Markets:
I have become increasingly concerned about you guys getting the necessary information to apply for grants so that you might… Read more Creative Grants/Fellowships for Writers, Visual Artists and Musicians!!!
I just LOVE Hue-Man Bookstore. I love what it represents for me as a daughter of Harlem and an author.… Read more When NeNe Met Nay-Nay…(What Happens When Two Powerful Women Meet)
I was only 8 years old when my grandmother would take me down to that wonderland on Horatio Street. Not… Read more He Got My “Foote” in the Door of Writing
I am back from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and it is COLD!!! The year is off to a kicking start and I… Read more Finding Love Where You’ve Lost It…
It has taken a while, but the time has come… My new book, which is being published at 11:59PM on… Read more ENAMORED…(Published and Available for purchase at 11:59PM on 12/31/09)
After close to 2 years on the air, we are elevating. I have given classes on air, homework, grant information… Read more The Language In the Living Room
“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” ~William James Procrastination is the art of… Read more “Procrastination”
“I don’t think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that still remains” Anne Frank “The white man’s… Read more MISERY
The news broke of Michael’s death and I remembered. It was a bright spot in an otherwise dark time.… Read more Michael Memories from a Child of Molestation…
Some of the things I transcribe here could easily offend. Some woman, in defense of their own womb-manhood will protest… Read more Loving You Is Easy Cause Your Beautiful…
Dearest Renee: It does not matter how many words you wield declaring the end of our union. You and… Read more A Response from Depression
I looked into his eyes and saw the future that I wanted. He smiled at me and I could swear,… Read more F.E.A.R.
My soul is heavy with the burden of mistrust. How can I possibly trust myself again when I have failed… Read more Meeting God Where He Is…