A Black Wedding Song

This love is a rich cry over the deviltries and the death. A weapon-song. Keep it strong. Keep it strong. Keep it logic and magic and lightning and muscle. Strong hand in strong hand, stride to ...

Five Inspirational Poems for Black Women

My favorite anthology is Daughters of Africa edited by Margaret Busby. I am fortunate to have a signed hardback copy in my book collection. Busby began her introduction to Daughters of Africa with the poem, To ...

The Union of Two by Haki R. Madhubuti

What matters is the renewing and long running kinship. Seeking common mission, willing work, memory, melody, song Marriage is an art Created by the serious, enjoyed by the mature Watered with morning and ...

If You Know Her by Kwame Dawes

If you know your woman, know her rhythms, know her ways; if you paying attention to her all these years, you will know how she comes and goes, how she slips away even though she is standing in the same pla...