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

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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

The Race

  Have you ever read a book that you didn’t want to put down? A book that changed your entire life? For me this book is The Race, by Della Loreda. It’s an amazing allegory of the christian walk similar to the Pilgrim’s Progress. The Race is a modern and up-to date version of Christian’s … Continue reading The Race