Beautiful Chocolate Skin

I. love. black. men. Gorgeous dark skin men. Their beautiful chocolate skin. Their strong will. The security you feel in their arms. Black men are beautiful. Strong. Handsome. Talented. Irreplaceable. I. Love. Black. Men. (I don't own this photo however I don't remember where I got it.... Pinterest somewhere. Sorry!)

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers

I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the … Continue reading The Negro Speaks of Rivers

Cinquain

Obama Strong, Black Interesting, Greying, Inspiring United States of America Head of State President I wrote this poem for my Creative Writing class. Some of the critiques of the poem were that, I wouldn't have used interesting to describe Barack Obama.  I was almost startled at their disagreement with me! One girl said, Barack Obama isn't interesting, … Continue reading Cinquain