Red Hot Summer

Monday, June 29, 2009

Ever blazing, ever changing, is the state of a red hot summer.

Fire hydrants come alive, when and wherever temperatures rise. Street floods all caused by a red hot summer.

Muggy, sticky-icky humid nights…then retreats to a third shower. All remnants of a red hot summer.

Walks in the dark, talks in the park, nights on the roof. All explored due to the heat of a red hot summer.

MDC pool all-days and sweaty basketball shorts are the stories of a red hot summer.

Grape popsicles, banana boats, and cookie dough filled ice cream cones. Send your thank you’s to the red hot summer.

This is the account of a red hot summer.

Waiting impatiently.

Anticipating, your arrival.
.rain, rain, go away.

.i wanna get dressed.


Rest In Peace

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Michael Joseph Jackson August 29th, 1958 - June 25th, 2009


That Girl...& her Brave New Voice

Monday, June 1, 2009

Now, if you haven't heard of Russell Simmons new poetry's your official introduction.

Brave New Voices is a new seven part series that features teenage poets and their mentors from all over the country. They present a fulfilling blend of poetry, spoken word, hip hop, music, power, voice, and imagination.

...My kinda party...

Alysia speaks from the heart...from the depths of her soul, bringing lost words up from the bottom of her gut...I love this piece because it feels like she's speaking from MY heart...soul...and gut.