Poetry and Short Stories

Delphine
Writing Delphine by herself for right now. Well, I thought I'd just …
Manuel and Delphine 3
He had always wrapped himself in California blueOcean Sky DenimSmiled to match …
Manuel and Delphine 2
More on Manuel and Delpha. I started writing a story about them …
Manuel and Delphine 1
This poem is for a young couple navigating budding celebrity life. I …
Namor
A draft poem about reading Wakanda Forever comics.
Bird Ode
A tribute to some fascinating neighbors.
Psaltery Body
Working on redefining what it means to be well.
Rites
"My mother performed rites over me. Wrapped me in her wishes for …
First Wave Tears
Grief o'clock. I am writing through the worst season of the year …
A Fifth
A poem about a couple surviving addiction.
Man of Pine and Cedar
January 14th would have been my dad's 74th birthday. I hope he …
Flowers and Butterflies, A Rainbow Lives Beside It
A first draft poem on the fates of promises.
Sometimes I Wonder Where I’ve Been
What is there to sayWhen all you wanted was half a chanceTo …
My Top 5 Books of 2021: The Book of Tereneh
Dear Tereneh, Some flowers for you, sis.
Breedlove A Madam C.J. Walker Birthday Wish
A Madam C.J. Walker Birthday Wish
The Way We Pay
I'm working on a short story called The Way We Pay. It's …