My son is 7 years old And without fail he asks me a gazillion questions Every Single Day Not the simple inquisitiveness of a normal 7 year old child But question after question about Jesus “Mommy, did kids have to go to school when Jesus was alive?” “Did Jesus go to school when he […]Read more "Questions From My Son… [[poetry]]"
If you Google “The Real Miami”, housewives show up. Images of South Beach, the Miami Heat, and everything the opposite of REAL overtake the webpage. For visitors, its amazing to see— beaches, babes, shopping, etc. People get so caught up in television, they don’t understand that Miami is NOT what you see on TV. […]Read more "Miami: IGNORANCE IS DEATH"
If you are surprised, you must live under a rock. Liberty City has become “newsworthy” once again. Armed with automatic weapons, two gunmen opened fire on a crowd killing 2 and injuring 7. A 17 year old girl is the among the severely wounded suffering 2 gunshot wounds to the chest and 1 to […]Read more "Mass Shooting In Liberty City… AGAIN!"
It is really too early for soapbox moments but this just has to be said… I want to start by providing a brief summary of recent tragic events in my hometown of Miami, FL. There has been a surmounting increase in murder recently. The most recent tragedy occurred last week when two armed gunman (one […]Read more "Its Bad Enough You’re Black…"
I believe wholeheartedly God set this gift within me… the gift of poetry and words. I have been told so many times how blessed I am and how much of a blessing my words have been to others. In any situation, I can just grab a pen and paper and gain FREEDOM. Poetry has been […]Read more "May I Vent On This Mic For A Moment?"
Tell me again about JUSTICE. Tell me again how this isn’t about RACE. Tell me again how AmeriKKKa is land of the free. Tell me again how to explain THIS to my children. Tell me again how you’re too busy to attend a rally, a protest, a march, or ANY demonstration FOR JUSTICE. Our sons […]Read more "Tell Me Again About Justice…"
I am not color blind. In fact, I noticed the difference between black and white skin early on as a student in Kindergarten. My teacher, Ms. Rodriguez, was phenomenal. And kind. With long flowing dark hair. And white skin. But this isn’t about that. In fact, this is about those with my same pigment that […]Read more "INJUSTICE is Regularly Scheduled Programming…"