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      Guest Post: Choices by Flossy Azu

      Photo Source Standing in front of the mirror I had an internal war over which skirt to put on for the event. After lives were lost and blood was spilt over this turmoil; I put on a pair of jeans and called it a day. Walking out the door I couldn’t shake the feeling of …

        Guest Post: Letter to Zimmerman by Flossy Azu

        You were there when Trayvon died. As the country screams for justice and tears are wrung from bleeding hearts, one truth remains. Trayvon died.  You killed him. He died because you killed him. Many tongues and even more minds have more than two cents to share about your motive. About the canker sores that eat …

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              Guest Contributor Mash: A Poem For Haiti

              A tune of devastation plays over the landTime is trying to heal yet still no one understandsA lifetime of work all buried under endless rubbleAnd all over the land people gather in a huddleIn search of an explanation that for now remains a mysteryMourning the many thousands, their eyes unleashing their miseryThrough disobedient tearsAnd the …

                Meeting Me – By Nana Oye Odame

                I bumped into myself the other dayI said sorry and almost walked onBut there was something strikingly familiarThat made me wonder where I knew this stranger So I turned back to call herAnd there she stood wearing this wistful smile“You didn’t even recognize me did you?”The sadness in her voice was almost painful to hear …