freed style poetics

When will the Performance End? From Red lipped black books to cyber-spaced face books we still dance the minstrel show paid, underpaid and unpaid slaves With no intergenerational wealth to show While my people being the greater Gods still give away our Powers we Give until we got nothing for to live that is oursContinue reading “freed style poetics”

Stories Of Various Nows

I recently wrote an almost 5000 word short-story for some lucrative competition. Nervous as I was when I sent it, flaws and all, I was a little proud of it. I had meant to suffuse the whole tale with lots of music, lots of carefully placed images or symbols of Southern Afrikan, Nile Valley symbolismContinue reading “Stories Of Various Nows”

because perfection exists

Lyric by Kurt Elling incorporating “Winter Stars” by Sara Teasdale (Flame and Shadow, 1920) Afloat and all at sea / the stars align in threes They’re so fine and free / in blue and in green Like leaves on endless trees Come climb the sky with me / come hear and come to see MelodyContinue reading “because perfection exists”

New Myths Needed

I just love the first song that they have chosen to begin with during the break of this Conversation, its title, “One Day Suffer Go Finish‘, says it all. Part of Discussion: ‘The distance between how things are and how things should be in Zimbabwe” – ( Man from Chitungwiza)  Having followed the Chimurenga andContinue reading “New Myths Needed”

Seasons As Teachers

Kevy Michaels

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IN MEMORY EVERYTHING SEEMS TO HAPPEN TO MUSIC -Tennessee Williams

BRAINCHILD

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marigoldposh

Socio-political commentary, life, history, poetry e.t.c