Monthly Featured Poem

Our Blessings

Posted on: July 4th, 2015

  We stand with smiles as we question possibilities because we want to go further. We desire to live more meaningfully and be an example of grace.   We are blessed with great wisdom that we must safe guard, pass on to the next generation, and never use deceitfully. Our behavior and our actions must Read more…

Perception

Posted on: May 31st, 2015

With emphasis on ethnicity, circumstantial background, and distinguished looks; one tends to measure a man by his physique, utilities used to quell his appetite, and how well he cooks – without even tasting any components of his cuisine.   Some men are measured by educational level, opinionated spurts, ability to incite action in others, or Read more…

If You Only Imagine

Posted on: May 2nd, 2015

  With a carving for greatness, the world sees your potential as you water the crops.   Imagine: You are the producer of the nation’s greatest hit. You scribe an empowering book of impeccable lines. You sculpt a mystic that influences young minds. You share fruit baskets with elders and never charge a dime. This Read more…

I invite you to title this

Posted on: April 4th, 2015

  Walking a weeded path on a Saturday afternoon in the bright skies of Tennessee, I stumbled upon a stream. There, I encountered an old man enjoying the outdoors while he was eating raw plants. He was surely living what I often dream. Immediately, my admiration for nature rose from the gem that sat before Read more…

The Measurement

Posted on: March 1st, 2015

    With emphasis on race, background, and sometimes the fine looks, we measure individuals by physique, appeal, and how well they cook – without even tasting the cuisine. Some individuals are measured by educational levels, opinionated spurts, or the content of what they write. Others are weighed by eloquence, companions, and political insight. A Read more…

The Chemistry of My Character

Posted on: February 1st, 2015

  Playful cubs are taking life for granted. Mothers watching closely and their meals are well managed. This lion is guarded, to say the very least, from the jungle of challenges that confronted me.   I’ve been extremely sick, restricted breathing, and I’ve acknowledged my death. I’ve experienced great loss of family while acquiring slim Read more…

My Hands

Posted on: January 1st, 2015

    Revitalized and refreshed, I serve with gratitude because I am of tranquility. I channel riveting energies and confidence since it is God’s grace that I elect to see. My soft spoken expression may be limited but those words will resonate because I am postured to empower greatness in others — by what I Read more…