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Who is J Poet?

This is an amazing young poet I came across a while back. I have no idea what has become of him since he made this video several years ago. If you know him or about him let me know in the… Continue Reading →

H is for Hunger

Squalor and Hunger are not twin evils Poverty and filth do not cohabitate Your domicile is not always your home The government controls your life But does not care for your body Hunger breeds resistance Hunger makes a pacifist murder… Continue Reading →

Coat Conscious

Coat of arms Coated tongue Raincoat prophylactic protects against more than rain Winter coat Hand me down coat coat of many colors Appalachian poverty turned into a Christmas Special entertainment for the masses Old coat torn coat Coat stuffed with… Continue Reading →

Keeping Neighbors Warm with a #Scrapgan

  As the weather turns colder there is nothing I like more than curling up with a nice warm crochet project, a cup of cocoa, and a good movie.  As a matter of fact since I stopped smoking a few… Continue Reading →

The Riverside Speech

There could be no greater writing prompt on January 15th then leadership.  January 15th is the birthday of a great leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Much has been said and written about Dr. King and I am sure that… Continue Reading →

In America

The first movie title that came to mind is In America. It is one of my families favorite and most people have never heard of.  It is the story of a family from Ireland that come to New York to… Continue Reading →

Stick and Stay #SoCS

The prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday this week is “stick”. Stick hum…the first thing that comes to mind is a friend of mine, Willie Baptist, always says” You have to stick and stay” meaning you can’t just show up… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Provide Fresh Fruits and Vegetables to Hungry People In Your Community

I live in a food desert. The only places to purchase food within walking distance are convenience stores, fast food, and drug stores. I also live in what is considered the hood, the poor part of town, where the public… Continue Reading →

Dear Visitor to My World

When you come in here and try to save me all I am left with is the mess you leave behind. You play at pretending to be poor for the day or the week not really knowing what its like… Continue Reading →

The Struggle is Real

She is talking about bills and I don’t even.  I am trying to focus on writing and she wants to talk about money I don’t have.  I don’t like to talk money because it stresses me out.  I try not… Continue Reading →

Never Lose Sight

I need to get me a little notebook to keep with me all the time to jot stuff down in or maybe there is a program or app.  There’s an app for that! There is something about having a little… Continue Reading →

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