Second Sigil, A Poem

My these words be a sigil of protection Against those who know me as a writer And see me work a 9 to 5 Elvin and I have to eat May these words be a sigil of protection To deafen the voices of those who wield bullets against #Blackgirlmagic #blackbrilliance and the like This is… Continue reading Second Sigil, A Poem

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Cerebral City and Recreations of Hope

Cerebral  City Life winds the wire taut Elevating all bridges to Cerebral City All travelers are issued papers to return home Life winds the wire futher Bridges fail and collapse into the void-bay Cerebral City becomes carnivorous Life winds the wire again Recreations of Hope When hope sprouts Palpable fiber Some knit warmth Some judge… Continue reading Cerebral City and Recreations of Hope

Metamorphosis, Another Wanderer, The Implications of Tragedy, and The Return of Light

Metamorphosis Blaring aural projections Render the ripple-less sea Into a marionette Its form twists and turns At the noise's transient demands Making it look as one of God's reject creations That can never re-learn stillness Another Wanderer Through the Oasis of Ra With redwood palms With crystalline water Another Wanderer Trudges He begged for the… Continue reading Metamorphosis, Another Wanderer, The Implications of Tragedy, and The Return of Light

How To Read A Book

In 1940 an American Philosopher Mortimer Adler Wrote the first version of a book that will later be called “the classic guide to intelligent reading”. Thirty-two years later Adler heavily edited the work alongside an American academic and TV show host turned game show scandal subject Charles Van Doren. This version of the book “How… Continue reading How To Read A Book

Samples of Flesh, Changing of the Gods, and Proof Beyond Doubt

Samples of Flesh Creaking knees are ticking seconds Of a Rolex inherited from ancestral DNA Either elastic of pleather Plastic or gold, the hand moves the same These dwindling seconds are all there is Despite Shoulder's Weight And suitcased eyes It moves just right Changing of the Gods The mind is an autoimmune disease Benedicting… Continue reading Samples of Flesh, Changing of the Gods, and Proof Beyond Doubt