Mr. Donald Thompson II: Author of Serenity of the Heart, Tranquility of the Soul

How could we introduce a new book without PROUDLY introducing the author, Donald Thompson II!? A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, a graduate of North Carolina A&T University, and a math teacher in Statesville, North Carolina; Thompson has shared a piece of his heart while putting the reader at peace with his rhythmic word play. He is […]

My Sunlight by Morgan Renae Myers

My Sunlight   You are my sunlight That shines on every part of me That you touch Leaving burns from your rays Deeping my skin tones Because you’re too much… Doctors say I need protection against you To avoid getting cancer But I can’t cancel your love From entering my system Sunblock or not You’re […]

Black Woo M(aya) A(udre) N(atzake) by Lavinia Jackson

Black Woo M(aya) A(udre) N(atzake) 2017 Let me start with an apology I’ve gone from black girl magic To grown woman glow And almost forgot you Aren’t my shadow. You are my companion My journey My inspiration. Black girl, I’m sorry I told you Not to own your own beauty To dress in ways that […]