I REJOICE IN ME I rejoice in being a black man… In being one of the most powerful creatures on earth. I instil fear, by walking down a street or entering an elevator. I am held in awe by women of all colors for my beauty and strength. I am respected, even by my enemies [...]
I don’t like windows Most people see a window and they pay it no mind I look at a window and I feel pain I’m reminded of a time When we both were standing on the window sill You looking in, and I looking out. We knew we had to jump. One after the other [...]
Am I just the embodiment of sweets come to life
the toffee, chocolate, and caramel in walking form?
Poetry is an art that is often considered an old-fashioned idea. Something that belongs in the era of the Middle Ages, or to the turn of the 20th century. But such a view would be incorrect. Every Thursday in Binghamton, New York, at the Belmar Bar and on various days in cities actross the nation [...]
I will be presenting videos by the Binghamton University Poetry Slam team shortly, but I wanted to start off with a bonus I had from the reading at the Belmar bar. After the Slam had finished, Khamal [pronounced KHA-mal] took the opportunity to read one of my favorite poems that I wrote a few years [...]