So I submitted this poem at Poet’s Corner. =) feel free to check it out in it’s entirety at the link below:
There’s somethin’ comfortin’ about being face down on the ground, Ground down by life’s natural violence, Violence treated as commonplace; a happenstance of race. Race you to the bottom – complacent in compliance….
The world feels like it’s turning,
or is this just how it always is?
Billions of voices yearning
for however being empowered feels. Continue reading Rock Song – Saving Ze World – SD
If red sunrise means
that blood was spilled, would not the
sun always be red?
Of a flashbulb memory Continue reading Moonlit Musings – Memory
I saw The Revenant over the weekend with a friend. He had already seen it, and he raved about it on our way to the theater. I generally become more critical of films when I hear a lot of hype leading up to me seeing them. The stakes for The Revenant were already high. Continue reading Quick Rip: THE REVENANT and Leo’s Oscar Hopes
Taut bowstring sinews do quell the violence
Holding back the swings of Hulk’s blind madness
As the body quakes, raging in silence Continue reading Villanelle – Aggression – SD
“This City is Our Temple”
Ramps and bridges vault overhead between soaring plate-glass buildings, mirroring the heavens, reflections of our own sense of wonder. Their steel bones and cement feet shield us from the wild night, when the demons come calling; nightmarish designs of flesh or mere shadows. Continue reading Baltimore Prose – Temple, Bottle, Athlete – SD
Confusion in the face of Tragedy
So I get that this isn’t my normal modus operandi, but what the hell is going on? And I mean Hell: riots, violence, looting, and brick throwing. I live in the county not the city, but what the Hell, Baltimore? That’s not well written, but seriously: Since when does tearing a place down change anything for the better? Continue reading Color Schemes – Baltimore
I think this week’s submissions for the theme of Sloth may have been my collective favorite yet. Even for a sin as seemingly straightforward as laziness, we found three interpretations and uses. Continue reading July 22 Theme: A Taste of Vengeance