While her eyes can still see and her ears can still hear, these words were inspired by a Living Legend that I met ; Jacqueline McMickens ,unsung no more.
Children should not be detained these words were created to fight for them, when the adults that they love are unable to protect them from circumstances beyond their control.
Our wounds have never heal tell the story of a resilient people who would not succumb to captivity and enslavement... Every race has a story that should be told whole.
The light seeker has become the light bringer, tell me who you really are? Many are inspired by your actions and your deeds, a poetic tribute.
My Heart Chose You, My Eyes chose you and my Soul chip in too about the Joy of loving you... Love is always on trial and the heart knows its true mate.
Releasing the Child Within You is imperative for growth and allows the adult in you to grow up, stand up and stay up. Not part time, all the time.
Something Is Wrong and It's Strong when love is not being fed. Breakdowns and departures are imminent. The love trials don't come with an expiration date.
Confessions are food for the soul when the heart is allowed to speak. It can bring relief and it give the mind some much needed peace.
When the Voices Within speak, hear with your soul as well as your ears, because truth will always need more fighters, from all walks of life. if your conscious is not your guide, change partners.
When I needed a Love Lift My wings came disguise as you. Your faith and beliefs in me, keeps me soaring, and here I stand a Complete Man.
Thank You in the many names that you are, throughout my life you have been there, this is a tribute form someone who loves God.
Love can feel erotic and hypnotic when you are having a Special Night. When emotions reached a peak a landing place is what they seek. Enjoy the moments, enjoy the time.
Be leery because they can be scary, This generation is not like past generations and they will be heard...Watch for the headlines!
Men Really want to be loved full time not part time, and always hungry for affections not rejections. Pay attention to the signs or SHE will...
I know not all the names that the God’s/Goddess’s that My Ancestors were called…I know they were many names to different tribes throughout the earth. These words seek to honor them.
With so much recent chaos going on...Blocking out, Tuning out, Ignoring, Lack of Empathy and the Hell with Sympathy, the Question Still Remain…When Will You Be Concerned? Ask yourself about yourself.
I have seen the Waters inside of you, felt their soothing depths as they took my heart to levels of pleasure that only my heart can measure…
Still Growing and this time, I am leaving behind negative energy, and people who don’t believe in themselves or in me.
Latin Lady; There is a strength in you, a fighter too and your beauty is just a small part of you... This poetic testimony is just a reminder.
Tears keep me living and I give birth to the artists, to the poets and to the unwilling writers because I Am The Weeper a keeper of my brothers dreams. I write because they won't.
Are you strong enough to tackle some of life challenges and help others who are not? Humanity has a great need for humanitarians like you.
Self improvement begins with you when change from negative energy and environments are removed from your life. Take the first step towards the New and Improved you, by changing somethings.
My Sisters, My sometimes Forgotten Queen…This is a tribute to remind you that through it all there were and still are, witnesses...
Don’t you ever change, for you are everything, every woman should strive to always be…A poetic tribute, take your Bow Lady.
The title of being called grandparents is worth honoring... This is a tribute to those blessed to reach this stage in their life...
Without uttering a word from the mouth the eyes can speak in volumes and truth, pain, joy, and many other emotions can be revealed, with a glance, with a stare, or a quick look.
Someone You Love needs to see some written words about the hurts, the stress, that their behavior has been causing to people who still care about them.
It was written in one of the Treasured Books of Life: “TOUCH NOT MY ANOINTED”, a poem of faith and testimony of one who believes these words.
Walk The God Walk; Step with the knowledge that there is no greater love or force walking always with you…
Encourage the Children to keep climbing because their steps are blessed and they really are the future.
Dancing can be healing and revealing when you Let The Spirit Go and others are able to bare witness to your glow.
For those who have traveled into the Cocoon of their mind and discovered that inside of them is a beautiful butterfly waiting to fly. Your wings are beginning to show again.
Still Strong…Coming back from personal grief that knocked you off your feet and made you appear weak. A tribute for those who refuse to let negative energy and people win. Keep Shining...
Martin Luther King Jr was truly a Drum Major For Peace, his messages still resonate in the hearts and mind of many who cherish some of his powerful visions for humanity as a whole.
Justice or Else has become more than just a slogan for people who are tired of being denied basis Rights, and tired of not being heard.
Protecting Love is a task because there will always be a need to keep it fresh, keep it growing, so that departure never visits Love's Garden.
The waters of life can sometimes be turbulent and some people can't swim. I Knew, is the testimony of a survivor who knew, that God is always there and always near.
At First Sight the heart knows its true mate. The smiling faces, the spiritual embracing can be clearly seen in the eyes...
This Poem is dedicated to all those empty, troubled, hurting eyes that scream, silently and openly the words What Happened to us? Love wants to know...
In the shadow of the eyes sometimes you will be surprised by a shift in character from someone you thought you knew; and it may hurt, shock, and awaken you to a painful truth.
Honor the ancestors,in your heart ,soul, even if you know them not... This is a tribute to acknowledge them.
Out of the Silence there was a calling in my soul that demanded me to write and tell the continued story of why there are so many restless spirits.
If the apostle of peace walked in the flesh again, he would probably weep. Death and Destruction is now accepted as part of our daily production. Humanity please take heed.
If you listen carefully sometimes you can hear weeping from some troubled souls who never look lonely when you encounter them, yet the Eyes refuse to join in on the lie...
No Esp, No Voices talking to me The Words Come Through My Bones and I am compelled to tell, to write and recite, the stories that are trying to come out...A Poetic Testimony.
Fair Play for All the Tribes of Humanity has a chance when The People Have The Power...
Hands are the same, so are eyes, Color Shouldn't Matter Anymore and in the eyes of Our Creator it does not matter the Hue because He still loves you...
Times Continues to move forward and the Clock continues to Tick. This is a poetic reminder to remind people to stop wasting so much energy on negativity and start using time wisely.
A message for some of our young people who still have a chance to be productive instead of destructive.. . Life is to be cherish.
Pandora's Box should have never been opened because Something is in the Air changing the minds, attitudes and respect for All the Tribes of the Planet. too much weeping throughout the planet.
Hear the words that are parked in the dark near my heart, Please Hear What I Am Not Saying. An Antidote to stop love from losing its glow, Lover's take heed, the heart is not supposed to bleed.
The Celestial Marriage of Mother-Earth and Humanity is a Match that was Sanction by the Creator, and like every marriage, there are major concerns that needs to be address. These words are a reminder.
Give Your Mate The Flower of Your Words and make her want to reach for them when she needs a smile, needs assurance and need a love hug.
Watch my glow in your presence because in my eyes you are the Perfect Flower, these words are just a poetic testimony of what true love should feel like.
Slipping into darkness no longer worked and your eyes were revealing your hurt and There You Stood, standing like a mountain , while weeping like a fountain, I saw You because once I was you.
Containment and rearrangement of emotions stay at War because of what Those Eyes in you saw, and if they could speak the revelations would be river deep. They are a Gift and they speak volumes...
It is For These Times of Trials and tribulations that this piece was created. So many are in need of motivation, This was written for them who continue to exhibit strength during crisis.
Written For You because of those wonderful qualities that flow out of you, may the flowers of my words find wings and find your heart...
The God I Serve operates in The Realm of the Moment, and with this knowledge firmly set in my heart, I have learned to be Patience, keep my Faith and Let God Be God... This is a Witness testimony.
In Honor of True Fathers who stood firm and determined to stand for their children regardless of situations that tried to sever the bonds...
Unnoticed, Unsung, but second to none in getting the job done, the world may never know what you did, when you did and how you did, this tribute is for the likes of you...
Day Time Nightmares are real for people under the influence of substances that keep them heading towards Rock Bottom. This is a Survivor's story.
A Tribute to Women of Color : Ebony Flowers you have glowing power that is both captivating and alluring, you come out of a garden too...
Not all the Mother's were smiling on this special day, I took these words from some of their eyes and heard a Mother's Day Lament ...This was written for them whose eyes can't hide the pain inside.
Gone Only in the flesh and I am Still Celebrating You because Life and Death share the same breath...For My Mama Rock, who gave love non-stop...
When the eyes can't hide the pain, as a true friend, sometimes we must intervene and remind someone we care about , to let it go, so that they can continue to grow...
Inside the Mind are Doorways of Knowledge that have yet to be tapped into, these words are a reminder that greatness is waiting on you to discover the gifts within, and utilize them...
Motivations is a powerful tool in education and life, For My Students was written to remind all children of the greatness inside each and every one of them.
A poetic reminder for politicians so that they understand that We The People will always have the real power because our votes do count.
A Smile is a very powerful weapon against depression, sadness, and it has the ability to uplift the spirit and bring joy to the eyes of the beholder. Use that power...
A Tribute to all those women who continue to show Quiet Strength , when the needs arise, and still keep a glow like a Queen... God's light not spotlight is their delight..
The children are losing too many extraordinary educators who are unsung and underpaid to the corporate world and to no respect of their talents and gifts. Keep on being you, the children need you.
With only the Namesake as an entry fee, family reunions can lead to an oasis of love put on full display, even if you just met today...I am a Witness, it is a beautiful thing.
Middle East it is the home of three of the worlds Greatest Religion and a place where the Prophets walk. This is a plea for the wars to stop before more great monuments and people are destroyed.
Written to give special thanks for the Officers in Blue that are Good Cops, who love their job of Protect and Serve ... May you continue to represent the Best in the Police Dept.
The music has stopped, the getting up early, running to and from will now become regulated instead of routine. The Last Dance with Time Clocks, paid my dues, looking for a new dance floor...
Love seeks to dominate and eradicate all the negative thoughts that are kept about Fathers. This is just a reminder to Honor Thy Father regardless of the relationship, you owe it to your birth.
A tribute to those who have risen and taught others how to do the same...You are a Human Fountain of compassion, understanding and a chef for feeding the mind. This is an eye witness report.
I knew him not ... It was through the eyes of others that I learned about the life of my dad. Without his contribution, my siblings and I would not exist. Honoring him for bringing me to life.
Celebrate Black History Month, regardless of race, creed, or color; after all, in the eyes of the Creator there is only One Race and the more you know, the more you grow.
This tribute is to honor Native Americans whose true stories have yet to been told whole...The Great Spirit Rest for Reasons.
A poetic testimony of the beauty and strength of the Blackwoman whose tears and fears reached my ears. A tribute to every woman of color, some of us do understand and do give-a-damn...
A poetic testimony about the Power of words when they speak and weeps simultaneously from a poet's pen...These words are on a mission to let it be known that I understand my purpose...
Every one should have a personal relationship with God, this is a Black Man's Prayer in search of redemption, because prayer's do work and sometimes you can't do it alone.
Holes in a relationship can lead to love taking flight... Gone is a testimony of a heart that regrets inviting the word stress into a garden that was once filled with love and trust.
When love is truly strong, Never doubt it because true love is a survivor of all the changes that put love to the test.When you Push love, Strong love pushes back... Some people are worth the fight.
This tribute is to the memory of my Mother and all those Mama Rocks who struggle, yet give unconditional love to the family...She was my first teacher.
Follow the Right Words because inside of you is greatness waiting to be discovered, waiting for you to leave procrastination behind and use that Powerful Mind.
Sometimes Walking Away can turn into healing steps. This testimony will reveal why I can't wait any longer, if I am to get stronger and fulfill my destiny, while enjoying my life...
Written for those who exemplify the qualities of an Earth Angel. These words are a reminder that This is Your Year, the eyes of heaven are not the only ones who smiles at you.
Gun Control is out of control and innocent babies were the victims this time from someone who should have never been allowed to get their hands on one. This is a reminder for change.
Addiction is powerful in any form...Somethings you just have to say, "I Can't Do it Alone Lord and submit to the Will of God. When the drug programs don't work remember This Request...
Real Men understand that you don't need a gun to be a man...This message is for the youth of today who thinks its okay to use guns, have guns, regardless of the danger to self and others. Take heed.
After all the attacks against his policies, his leadership, President Barack Obama is still standing, regardless of any Parties that still refuses to accept that He is the Commander in Charge.
Put my time in, paid my dues, looking forward towards joining the ranks of the retired.
Certain announcements can bring family together. Since life and death share the same breath, people should take more time to honor family and reunite before the death invitation calls.
At St.Paul Community Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY, the Eldad-Medad men's dance ministry inspired this poetic piece, "Dance Black man Dance." It was inspirational as the warrior spirit spoke volumes.
A poetic reminder that Death cannot conquer love when you keep memories alive in your heart and mind ... Gone only in the flesh.
Adult Land located in your mind, monitored by your heart. Do you have the guts to stay in adult mode all the time? Or does stress make you take flight instead of fight for what you believe?
Removing a People's History can be devastating to future generations. There are many hidden manuscripts that give proof to the greatness of those who were told otherwise...
In every part of the world people seem to be suffering, this is a poet's prayer for the children of mankind who must find a way to exist in peace and harmony.
The gift of sight is a blessing and the eyes are forever watching, probing, peeping in and peeping out. Colorful and unique our eyes can carry secrets that are river deep.
Malcolm X- the name is feared and revered but to many, he is a Hero and Warrior who spoke with fire and only wanted true freedom for all people. This is a poetic testimony and introduction of him.
So many have not survived the many trials of love, "Are You The One," seeks to put love to the test with a few questions sponsored by the heart. True love needs a landing place.
Pretend Juice, a drink of denial … Lying to self and others that “Everything is Okay” when the eyes scream a different, painful reality is a sign of being effected.
Search the scriptures, read the old text... God in His Infinite Wisdom created You in His Image to remind you of your greatness. This is a poetic reminder.
From the eyes of men who seek understanding for being missing in the lives of their Sons, this is a Father's story that should have long ago been told to the children left behind.
As a believer in the power of prayers, these poetic thoughts are for a friend who is in need of prayer and also believes that Dr. God can heal anything and anyone.
Words have power and sometimes people need to read some laconic words to inspire growth and keep them believing in the word Hope. This tribute is to the readers of those words...
Learning a lot about true friendship through you and I have this wish for you because your character is filled with quality. Take a bow anytime you want for you are most deserving.
This piece is written for Shadow Teachers— The ones who teach beyond the Rubrics that don't work and the ones trying to reverse the slavery curse. Teach on for truth always has soldiers.
This tribute is for the Para-Professionals, a Silent Power, who don't get to take a bow when the children they are affecting stay on pace and graduate ... Keep Teaching, keep Reaching the children.
This is an Eye Witness to what happens in some schools that go unreported or ignored. Education is taking a beating and everybody is suffering in some form. You should be alarmed...
Women in the Department of Corrections have proven that they can handle a job that would be difficult for many. This tribute was commissioned for the group "Sisters in Blue," who lead by example.
I told the neighborhood drug dealer that there is a way out of this madness and I am a living testimony of that way out.
Upon reaching the steps to my building, my eyes became fixated on the rest of the neighborhood that at one time had so much life but now …
HOME has been known by many names that have a way of demoralizing and desensitizing the people who’ve become comfortable in their hood. This is the first part of a 3-part continuous story, read all 3.
Blind to your Blackness, blind to the facts that everyone in your Birth Place started out Black… African Jesus the truth about you should be told whole because your love was for everyone.
Freedom March: They would come by Bus, Trains, Cars, to voice their unified concerns about fair play, about Voting Rights and the denying of basic Human Rights.
Push me Lord as Only You can, it’s the only way I will become a complete man. The trials have been many, the hurt I have cause plenty ... I am in need of a shove and some heavenly directions.
Everybody needs someone special who see's great thing in them. Who motivates and pushes them into believing that all things are possible when you have a believer in your dreams.
Valentine’s Day is just Another Day to those who honor, respect, and nurture love whenever their loved one is in view. True lover's understand this and new lover's need to learn this.
May Understanding and Forgiveness find itself in the Eyes and Mind of those who have read this Secret, because it is the Declaration of a Survivor. Written in the past for the future.
When no one understands, When the stress gets to be too much :Dial 1-800-My-Mind and don't hang up on yourself. The number is Told-Free and get yourself ready for change.
The latest news coming out the ghetto confirms that negative energy has gained strength while living like a king among ghetto residents. Residents are fed up and the Police are beefing up.
He Knows For He is God. Everything that exists is because of Him. This tribute is from a believer who understands that God Knows, God Hears, and God Cares.
I got to get my Ship Right and steer myself to the Shores of Tranquility. Time to sail forward and beyond the shores of yesterday. Searching for Port Jesus on my poetic journey through life.
Love seeks to honor her while she is still here in the flesh. Seeks to remind the others in the family about how lucky they are to still have her in their life. She is worthy of praise.
Liar, cheater, someone who made you a disbeliever in the Power of True Love... He doesn't deserve you and you deserve better.
Walking a little slower my child for there are some things I need you to see and hear; even in these tender years, I must prepare you for life and all it has to offer.
Oh mankind with your death toys lined up against each other, bringing grief to every part of this planet with your wars, with your prejudice and religious persecutions. This message is for you.
A Successful Love won’t turn its back on you for it seeks to become a Permanent part of you. Making it work takes more than just saying the Words "I Love You".
Mental death has been known to occur in many people who can't avoid using illegal drugs. The mind sleeps and growth is put on hold as its owner spirals out of control. This is a survivors notes.
Giving credit to my Higher Power for the little things that so many take for granted. The life I live, the people I have been blessed to meet. So much to be thankful for...
Your loved one's are only gone in the flesh, if you close your eyes and touch your heart, you might feel them. Honor them by living for them, they are Always Near.
Scientist called Hurricane Sandy a Monster, predicted that her forces would be so intense that the Northern Coast would shake and her waters would be unprecedented. Was she a warning of more to come?
We have so little time on this Earth. Take Time for life and remember the things that made you happy, smile, and grow simultaneously. Enjoy what the world has to offer to All its inhabitants.
Wherever Injustice is to be found, you will find elements of him. His battle gear is made from the elements of tears. He is an Ancient Warrior always on the side of those who seek justice .
Bang! Bang! Bang! went the ever clenching fist of a multitude of people trying and dying to knock Down the Walls of indifference because unified strength weakens the wall.
True healing can only come with the acceptance of those truths that we know are self-evident. Don't Be Scared Of The Truth it can make you a stronger person.
Life experiences are the ultimate teaching materials. Telling Your Stories can serve as a guide on how to cope with the many facets of life. Find an ear and be willing to share. You have much to give.
As your Conscious it is my sworn duty to protect and serve you, regardless if you want me to or not. This letter voices my concern, please heed the urgency.
Your body, that body, no matter the shape, height, weight, is a Sacred Temple... Respect it, love it and most of all take care of it.
Who hears the screams in your soul when the Pressure gets to be too much and no one seems to understand that all you want to be is a good father, good mate, and a good man?
Suspicion… Beware of its many tentacles, its hysteria, its need to eat away your insides while playing you with illusions of justification. Lovers take heed, there are some answers you don't need.
Words Have Power... A tribute and a reminder to the poets to always keep the Words Flowing. It is a gift and you must continue to share it. Your powerful words should be heard.
Last night I had an epiphany and my mind kind of swirled and opened as the Call of my soul reached my heart and I found peace and a tranquility that I never knew I could achieve.
Saw it in the South, the North, and the West…Saw it in the eyes of the elders who still remember Jim Crow. Noose is Still on the Loose.
Yesterday another name was added to death's list over a senseless crime. Somebody's Father, Somebody's Mother, Somebody's Child. Enough Already the world is losing too many good people.
This Tribute is for the ancestors who are unknown because they were omitted from the history books. Unknown because they were victims of an early demise and never given a chance at life.
Where is Justice? and what Strong Forces are at work and so powerful that they can influence and make Justice do a disappearing act?
The death of Trayvon Martin and the Outcome of the trial that followed was not a surprise to many who also have been searching for understanding and justice.
Let not past failures be used to measure the heart. Redemption of a Sinner speaks of the trials and triumph of one who seeks forgiveness from God, family and friends.
Blow Kane: Killer powder or rock doesn’t believe that you are too young, too old, to take a chance and get invited to the death dance. Watch for the signs of a troubled mind.
Come forth Black Rose its time to take your true place in the garden, in the world with the rest of God’s Pearls. You are beautiful too.
Through my OWN EYES, I now look at me. No longer affected, interested in the opinions of others.
Be careful when you toss the word love around. It has been known to uplift or give the heart fits.... Love has to be nourished or it will perish.
Sacred Burial Grounds have untold stories that deserve their place in history. Old Dry Bones stirring in their graves, not all of them were slaves. They too deserve to be remembered.
Fear… Coming at us from the newspaper reports, from the television reports constantly reminding us that the Danger is Real. It can capture the mind and put worry at the center of your thoughts.
Take time for Grandma… Her mind is not as strong as it used to be, her walk not as straight as it used to be, but her pride and strength remains the same.
Many good people have been carrying a Secret Weight that is compelling and worth telling, yet they remain mute, while the guilty sleep soundless. Tell Your story, you are not alone.
Verbal abuse… There is no excuse for whoever has been abusing you. They don’t deserve you, don’t respect you and they seek to break you.
True Love seeks a landing place near your heart, Free your soul from the pain of yesterday’s love games. You deserve better and true love is waiting on your return to Cupid's Garden.
The Golden Years can sometimes be some difficult years for many elders. This is written to pay homage to our Senior Citizens who eyes told the story...
Imagine this message of love posthumously spoken by Barack Obama Sr. to the U.S President, his son. Heed the words of the ghostwriter for it is through him that I speak.
In some Inner cities the violence of Youth against Youth has reached epidemic proportions. Stopping the violence should be a concern for everyone.
President Obama walked proud in those shoes up the steps to that White House and fulfilled the dreams of millions who never believed this day would come in their lifetime.
Your Family, no matter how many times you have disappointed each other, is still the beginning source of your strength. You are your brother's/sister's keeper.
Through my pain, through my worries, I gave it all to JESUS and started living again. His life, his stories taught me about the healing powers of unconditional love. Jesus love is true love.
Behind every Super Star who is spotlighted because of God-Given-talents, somewhere in that mix of greatness, there were Teachers who made a difference in their life and deserve due credit.
Lovers beware there's a bounty on Cupid's Head.Word has it that he's becoming less visible because of constant threats to his existence. CUPID was last seen running from couples instead of to couples.
Reflections about Grandad : Strength and Strong Convictions , your story with all the trials have a place at the family table... I Honor your memories.
On land, from the Sea, in the Air, these First Class Heroes put their lives on the line to protect our country from enemies who would venture into our shores and disrupt our way of life.
We miss your sermons, speeches and commitment to uplift the people. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dreams, his Ideology, Faith, and Love for ALL GOD’S CHILDREN need to be emulated and replicated.
Before you Blame Someone or Something for your inability to straighten Your Life, take a good look inside yourself if you really want help from the personal pain.
This is your wake-up call, It’s time to gather pieces of your lost dreams and see yourself in a better place and mind-set. Change begins with you...
"Use me so that I can make a difference!" Every part you play and say is an important part when you are serving in the Kingdom of God. How do You want to be Used and which master do you want to serve?
There is a bird within each of us. I see the beautiful creature with humans features and majestic wings that would love to soar. Yet, pounding on an invisible cage that your mind created.
I am a representative of the Men Who Understand what a Great Honor it is to Pay Tribute to Women. This is a poetic testimony valuing the Daughters of Mother-Earth.
Colors shouldn't matter anymore... Each is unique... Each is beautiful... Each is a representative of the natural beauty of mankind.
World Peace, the only antidote for the pollution of our thoughts by an evil that still seeks to enslave the mind and soul of mankind.
Every face is a beautiful face because we were made in the Image of the creator..Love yourself...
Manhood is put on full display when you witness the walk & talk of JohnnyRay .He is a Builder of men, Warrior for God and a Preacher who speaks in the language of men .
There are certain people destined to cross your path… Sent to you for reasons known Only To Our Creator… Sent to alter your thinking, your beliefs and sometimes your Heart.
A woman is everyone’s Mother, everyone’s Daughter, Sister, and everyone’s Mate. She is Not a Machine, she is a Woman Supreme, and she is a Queen. Sometimes We Tend To Forget.
Wordthy because I finally understand God’s plan for me. I write for a Purpose, for a Cause and because I took the stories from their eyes, from the atmosphere and from the restless voices in my soul.