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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Etheridge Knight

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Etheridge Knight

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Yusef Komunyakaa

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Yusef Komunyakaa

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Forrest Hamer

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Forrest Hamer

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Robert Hayden

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Robert Hayden

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Langston Hughes

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Langston Hughes

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Nikki Giovanni

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Nikki Giovanni

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Jessie Redmon Fauset

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Jessie Redmon Fauset

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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NaPoWriMo…

NaPoWriMo…

A lot of poets across the country (maybe even the world) are writing a poem a day this month… I have not been up to par on that… the last one I wrote was on the 4th… it fits into the theme of this blog so I’ll post it here:

4/30: MY EYES ARE BLACK
in this here ‘merca
aka US of A
my eyes are black

colored
by hundreds of years
of disdain and repulsion
less than human

it haunts me
I feed on the…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: James Emanuel

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: James Emanuel

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Cornelius Eady

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Cornelius Eady

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Rita Dove

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Rita Dove

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Countee Cullen

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Countee Cullen

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Lucille Clifton

Black History 365, National Poetry Month edition: Lucille Clifton

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ll be posting a new Black poet every day this month. Every Wednesday for the months after that I will post other Black history figures (I’ll go back…

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