Poetry

  • POETRY | ‘BURN­ING FLAME’ BY KA… Feb­ru­ary 3, 2022POETRY | 'BURNING FLAME' BY KATE TAYLOR
    Writ­ten after my first treat­ment for addic­tion in 2003 THE BURN­ING FLAME She didn’t really mean any harm, She was just pro­tect­ing her pain Her arms …
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  • POETRY | ‘DIA­MONDS WITH HIS BA… Janu­ary 4, 2022POETRY | 'DIAMONDS WITH HIS BARE HANDS' BY JAVON RUSTIN
    Jay‑z, Jigga, Sean Carter is a beacon for all who mir­ror his career. Any­one whose encoun­ters start with a Reas­on­able Doubt. In My Life­time there …
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  • SPOKEN WORD | MAIA WATKINS ‘A … Novem­ber 9, 2020SPOKEN WORD | MAIA WATKINS 'A NATION OF CONSTANT ABUSE'
    For too many years the black com­munity have been at the receiv­ing end of inequal­ity and tyranny. This video reflects the truth …
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  • POETRY | ‘THE SOUND OF SILENCE… July 24, 2020POETRY | 'THE SOUND OF SILENCE' BY KATE TAYLOR
    The cracks in us grow incess­antly From the very moment we come to be Once we enter the world, Our flaw­less­ness begins to cease We can …
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  • POETRY | ‘MEMOR­IES’ BY ALEX WO… July 9, 2020POETRY | 'MEMORIES' BY ALEX WODZIANSKI
    Memor­ies We all have them, Some are pain­ful, Oth­ers please, It’s amaz­ing, How they are stored, With­in, The logic­al, But some­times, The ration­al brain. Memor­ies, We all hold on to them, For with a …
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  • POETRY | ‘MOMENTUM’ BY KIHARA … July 8, 2020POETRY | 'MOMENTUM' BY KIHARA MUCHIRI
    Edu­ca­tion need for soci­et­al mobil­ity, clari­on calls to give back to my people Life robs me of my dreams and cuts me to …
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  • POETRY | ‘BLACK LIVES MAT­TER’ … July 7, 2020POETRY | 'BLACK LIVES MATTER' BY KATIE LOUISE (KLASTRO)
    Pho­to­graphy by https://www.instagram.com/iluminartistarchive/ Cen­tur­ies of slavery and oppres­sion, Recent deaths brought to right­eous erup­tion Vol­can­ic voices of true justice no longer silenced, Police bru­tal­ity incid­ences slash …
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  • POETRY | ‘YEMEN’ BY KATIE LOUI… June 26, 2020POETRY | 'YEMEN' BY KATIE LOUISE
    Almost a dec­ade ago Yemen was severely affected by a huge blow, The Arab Spring majorly back­fired To the coun­try’s sta­bil­ity and resources mired, Lifebloods restric­ted, …
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  • POETRY | WOULD I CHANGE IT? BY… June 22, 2020POETRY | WOULD I CHANGE IT? BY ALEX WODZIANSKI
    I am 39, head­ing towards 40, its time, For some can­did poetry Like many oth­ers before me I have suffered men­tally, With the dia­gnos­is of bipolar, There …
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  • POETRY | ‘THE CRUELEST LIE’ ( … June 14, 2020POETRY | 'THE CRUELEST LIE' ( A DEDICATION TO MY LATE FATHER)  BY KATE TAYLOR
    The Cruelest lie Resides In that moment between awaken­ing And fully open­ing my eyes That dupli­cit­ous lie That tells me You didn’t leave me You didn’t die.   And I dreamt …
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