Treason

How do I plead? Guilty. Today I committed treason. My eyelids separated before the birds could disturb the tranquility of the dark right after the morning star stood bright and firm. I took my gun, A BIC well-oiled with blue ink And my dog eared notebook And boom! I killed you Mr. President Emptying seven…

Sponging

Maybe you will be a chronicle that none reads except the one who makes the entry, Or you will be a Facebook post few will skim through their fingers automated to click the like button. I don’t know and cannot tell and don’t care what you will turn out to be because all I need…

I Am Black

You look at me and see: Black African Evil. You turn up your nose and like a pig, you snort… or is it a sneer? or maybe…just maybe… as you scurry away like a cockroach do you wonder what I am? I am Black I am African A child of the continent you once called…