This poem is dedicated to a great South African figure for civil rights-Nelson Mandela. It was written shortly after he passed away.
I strongly believe that poetry can be used as a powerful means through which one's voice can be bravely uttered, expressed and heard without fear, timidity or humbled apprehension.
This poem give out the much needed and very important message that the psychological poison of debilitating self-hatred must be forevermore abandoned and eternally forgotten.
This poem celebrates two of my most favorite movements in the poetic arts-the Beat movement in the 1950s and the Black Arts Movement in the 1960s and 1970s.
This next poem is entitled "Bomani", which is an African word meaning "warrior" or "fighter". This poem is dedicated to all of my resilient and mighty warriors everywhere, keep on fighting!!!!!
This poem is dedicated to all those who have yet to see the wondrous worth, value and self-esteeming dignity and pride that has always been in you from birth to eternity. Shine on my black diamonds!!!
This is a tribute poem celebrating the wondrous phenomenon of how art and poetic expression enlightens the mind and brings people together. Much respect to community and positive vibes galore.
Here is another piece I wrote for all those who are totally and completely fell within your collective mind state. Continue to be free in your heart, mind, body and soul for now and for a lifetime.