Poems

Poetry Pick: ‘Therapy Session’

Bringing you another Poetry Pick Sunday This poem is able to express many feelings that I’ve experienced lately. Last year I thought a lot about where my ancestors may have come from and the privilege many people have in knowing the answer to that. It’s hard being content with not knowing the story of your […]

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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.ย  This week’s piece is […]

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Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: If I was a Love Poet

Happy Sunday Good People! Today’s piece is by Rudy Francisco.ย 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:

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Poetry Picks: To Be Black & Woman & Alive

Happy Sunday! Today’s poetry pick is coming from Crystal Valentine and Aaliyah Jihad. It’s an amazing piece that really doesn’t need much of an introduction. I hope that you enjoy. Watch below:ย (Contains explicit content)

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Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: #BlackGirlMagic

Happy Sunday! We are back with Sunday Poetry Picks and I think this piece performed by Amanda Seales is the perfect way to kick it off. She is one of the only people in entertainment (as far as I’m concerned) who doesn’t hold punches for anyone or anything. Sidenote: She also has a podcast on […]

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