Posts filed under Poetry

These are the posts filed under "Poetry".


Let’s endeavor to call things what they are. So that when you see my son, the words “black boy” don’t

Some thoughts on TEDx and how I got here

If you’re visiting following the TEDx event, welcome! I hope to be sharing more of my poetry and thoughts in


I’m a block back when I see the older couple turn down my route home. It’s dusk. I’ve taken the

Raspberries in late June

I wonder how the raspberries are doing back home. Barely tamed animals, reedy stems poke and spread and duck under

On waiting

  Waiting — ravenous, all-consuming, you devour my day with the promise of nothing and everything with the weight of

Love letter to my body

These days I walk past the mirror and my eyes like magnets are drawn to stomach first, then ass, thighs,

The Sun Found Its Way

photo by Ian Sane   How many mornings have I been here In this spot, writing out my heart and


Waiting on my Muse makes me restless I have only these few moments, A brief window Between coffee waking my