Word Play

Have you heard? Have you heard these words so fresh? They mesh in context A vernacular conquest To string together Words that never Belong with each other Whatsoever This is word play. What did you say? Oy vey! It’s not Atin-lay  Ig-pay Which way Are you going this, hey? No comprende? Forse in Italiano Comprano…

What Do You See

Writing 201: Poetry is at it again. This assignment is challenging, and that’s why I love it. I hope I do it justice!!

Somewhere in the Middle of Vanilla and Chocolate

Walk into a room All eyes on me At least that’s how it feels I’m chocolate in a sea of vanilla It’s nothing new That’s how I grew up But it wasn’t always this easy You see, as a kid I was constantly reminded of my flavor I just figured it was something to savor…

I Am a Black Man

I am a black man Born into controversy Expected to fail Statistics say I should be dead or in jail I beat the odds Got two degrees “Your skin is the only reason you got these!” Out of college and I got a job “Affirmative Action gave you the nod!” No kids Or baby mommas…