collage student: 9/30 "begat poem" →
justku: I opened I want to slap you and out flew her throat I opened up her throat and inside was a safe I opened up the safe and inside were her bags I opened up her bags and inside was a bottle I opened up the bottle and inside was a stream I opened up the stream and inside were the stones I… My homegirl sick wit it
littleknownblackhistoryfacts: First person to begin every sentence with, “at the end of the day…”
George "G-Money" Spencer
littleknownblackhistoryfacts: First person to end every sentence with “…it is what it is.”
2012 nappyafro Awards: Top Honors →
I’ve been hitting the gym hard, but haven’t had the loot to eat like I need to eat to lose weight. Then again, prisoners get swole on 3hots and a bunch of bullshit. I’ve been trying to keep this logo thang going, but nobody wants to pay me. Doesn’t stop folks from asking for my work though. Either I’m not good as I think I am, or folks are just cheap…maybe...
Voting Rights Act Challenge Gets U.S. High Court... →
leh504: knowledgeequalsblackpower: sinidentidades: The U.S. Supreme Court will consider overturning a signal achievement of the civil rights movement, agreeing to hear a challenge to part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act in a case loaded with racial and political ramifications. Acting three days after minority voters propelled President Barack Obama to re-election, the court yesterday said it...
collage student: GIWW: overheard conversation →
justku: Soooo I admit I was off my game as far as overheard convo goes, either I forgot to listen in or nothing stood out to me so I think I’m going to choose a statement from a list of statements I jotted down awhile ago when I had a journal assignment to record overheard conversation….“We were raised…
if you don't care, don't fake it.
It’s fucked up when you’re together and alone what’s the purpose? Trying to struggle it out for reasons that make sense when you heart them out because if you think about the best move, it damn sure isn’t what you’re doing now. can’t call it abusive unless you rock with self abuse, then maybe that works or maybe it’s not as bad as you think, maybe...
Get It WRITE WEDNESDAY Redemption
justku: So, I got caught up in the chaos of the week & abandoned GIWW last week…but today is a new day! Look around you…scope out the scene of where you are yea, right now & choose 5 inanimate objects…incorporate those 5 objects into your poem! GO! Be Inspired, -the collage student
GIWW-5 objects turned poem
[Laptop, Whipped Butter, speaker, blanket, paper] This laptop saves my cool because for each keystroke that you’ve seen stroked there are a countless amount that would have left me naked, and then you’d see it all hopefully the delay preserves my sexy like the whipped butter next to me but what if it doesn’t? What if you can hear me, each word read like the loudest riff...
collage student: GIWW-5 objects turned poem →
justku: [fan, clock, globe, ladder, bubble wrap] Time is flying off the faces of clocks, sliding out of their frames dripping down the walls and under the cracks of doors into the shadows I saw some pass me the other day, ran down fragmented concrete I couldn’t catch it if I wanted, but in some other… dope per usual
Get it WRITE WEDNESDAYS!
Prompt of the Day - Write a poem using the following start: “What good is a day…” What good is a day when a week isn’t enough? When a month doesn’t help you and the year is too tough? How do you find the desire to keep going? When turmoil is heavy and the sorrows keep growing? What do you use as motivation to keep on trying? Who keeps you focused Who soothes you when...
Track by Track Melanie Fiona - The MF Life review!... →
nappyafro.com - SWV "Co-Sign" video →
nappyafro.com frocast with a shoutout to my girl... →
This would have made STL a MAJOR player in hip hop
Little Known Black History Facts in Ebony Mag! →
Just saw Yo Gotti’s video for Single…um, Weezy already did that song no? WHAT is the appeal of Waka Flocka? He admits he’s not a good rapper…and makes rap songs…and folks buy it. Pick an analogy, it’s just like that. I’m officially getting old, I moved the living room around yesterday, and I’m still sore 24hrs later after drugs and a sits bath. ...