books

I Finish Where Jesmyn Ward Left Off

By AG After Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward I’ve once read a book and Jesmyn Ward said majority of black kids drop-out I kind of see what she’s talking about Going to school and just sit in the back alone to the great knowledge Your classmates are achievers, most likely end up in college If school isn’t your concern, well nor should the malice…

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Book Club

By CL Thank you all for inviting me to a vast new world Where one is limited only by a lack of imagination A place where countless adventures unfurl On a voyage to uncharted destinations Kelli’s biweekly sessions of meditation Followed by games to relieve our stress Keela’s unwavering dedication Encouraging us all to do…

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Dear Mom

By HW I have to bring it up, remember what you told me? You said, “Son go outside and play,” And when I got scraped up you said, “everything would be OK.” You told me life was like baseball, three strikes and I’m out. You told me drive slow, but you never said, don’t take…

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I Am Thankful For

By K. I am thankful for music As this is the calming I need each day I am thankful for literature As it provides a temporary escape from reality I am thankful for my health As I am better able to help those around me I am thankful for my friends As they help me…

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Two Sides

By GD   My eyes look dry But truly my heart cries I’m peaceful to society’s eye But inside I fight my demon’s cry Two sides to each story Two sides to a book I’m an ex-felon but truly not a crook Drugs have no need in my life All I need is Free-Minds Books…

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