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Last updated Jan. '19.

New York State,

Lenape to Mahican territory

and beyond.

June 24, 2019

SOULstice 2019 was a banger and a blur. I'm still processing and unpacking much so look out for a future post soon but for now I will say this ... 

  • Pure Gratitude

  • It is an honor to be a part of a sacred community in this day and age. 

  • It is an honor to con...

December 26, 2018

In the poetic world, (Robert Lee Brewer) contrapuntal poems are poems that intertwine two (or more) separate poems into a single composition–often by offering one line of poem A and before a corresponding line in poem B from start to finish. Here's my first attempt at...

September 18, 2018

Good morning. I am thrashing. Tho still. For once possible perched on the sill and i gaze with the eyes at the backs of my head. Afro on fire and questions roaring. Here we are. Gated and hated. I heard people were still killing for difference. Woe. Every retreat from...

August 4, 2016


The fighters ...
“When fires all around

and all the lovers start to drown

who will save them?”
Drowning in the possibilities and all the things love could bring

like wholeness

and peace

and purpose
But what be love without self
Like can you spell it realistically without y...