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...

July 26, 2016

Good morning,
I write with you still on the tip of my fingers ...
Table scraps of memories and all the places you bring me by the slight twitch and dip pf your muscles
I know nothing like your brand of love and thrust
Not lust,
But divinity
And the sacred energy produc...

February 9, 2016

 Oh just get over it already why dontchya,

I can hear them now 

tones of condensation 

Calcified racism on the tongue

I see your true colors 

Para ti la playa 

Is sand and fun toes and sun 

Not toil not tears not trauma 

500 years and the coast is not just the coast for me...

December 28, 2015

So Hello Again,

You’ve brung me to my knees and my knees be a pen
Be bees knees you are thee cotton to my candy too sweet for regular consumption 
tempt me 
Be that chocolate bar 
be that grocery aisle 
be that right before checkout 
let me check you out back to front 

December 26, 2015

Our deepest fear ... 

what are your influences
What is your light
where is your dark
what is the source of your inspiration
where does your syrupy glitter flow from
come from
how did this moment come to be?
All I've ever known is existence
Why would I believe there's a...

September 29, 2015

It’s almost absolutely magic the way this has happened 
the way you’ve eclipsed me 
Taken hold in my life and made the moon yours 
dipping it in molten and melancholy

careful your melanin hanging out

Dripping all over my uncertainty about the possibility of a brown sugar...

August 10, 2015

Thinking on the dock of this bay 
You love me 
Tattooed in your tears is our destiny 
you clutch me tight 
like hands that repeatedly lost their love and dignity 
to the bowels of chattel slavery 
I’m coming home baby 
I promise,
I love you

We were built for each...

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