Poems

Poetry Pick: ‘Tubman 20s’

I hope your week has been amazing Since tomorrow is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I thought it would be nice to share a Poetry Pick that pertained to history. This poem is performed by Dayanna and Nia Naomi and it is amazing! Check it out:

Read more
Poems

Poetry Pick: ‘Backwards’

Sunday’s are for poetry So, I’m bringing you a poem by Samuel. This piece is entitled, ‘Backwards’ and is an ode to the Black experience in the United States. Check it out:

Read more
Poems

Poetry Picks: “For Telling the Truth Even When It Hurts”

Welcome back for another Poetry Pick Sunday! I really enjoy bringing you all of these poets and their beautiful pieces because I know I can’t be the only person that still enjoys poetry. It’s such a great way to use words, diction, tone and emotion to convey a message or feeling.  This week’s piece is […]

Read more
Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: “On Emotional Labor”

Hello good people! It’s Sunday and you know on Sundays I bring you my favorite Poetry Picks.  Today’s poem is by Janae Johnson. If I were ever at a loss for words on how Black women are treated, this poem would be the perfect explanation. Press play…    

Read more
Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: “Knock Knock”

I know it’s late… However, I still wanted to post a Sunday Poetry Pick. Today, I wanted the poem to be a bit of a throwback so this pick is from Def Jam Poetry. The poet is Daniel Beaty and the poem is titled, “Knock Knock”.  Press play…    

Read more
Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: “My Honest Poem”

Happy Sunday! One of my favorite things here on the blog is Poetry Pick Sunday’s. On these days I feature poets and their poems that I’ve grown to enjoy. Rudy Francisco has been featured here 2 other times and you can find those poems here: Poetry Picks: “Your God” & Poetry Picks: If I was a Love Poet […]

Read more
Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: If I was a Love Poet

Happy Sunday Good People! Today’s piece is by Rudy Francisco. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because he’s been featured here before. You can check that post out here- Your God. In this piece, he talks bout how things would be, if he were a love poet. Press Play:

Read more