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Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it’s pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko1 for trade.
To be tossed in chains below deck on the Portuguese ship Tecora,2
Sailing the Atlantic Middle...

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Categories: africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse



The Only Northern Northern Star
As winter hazes of January spraying
While I was meditating on how
To write this riveting poem which
Seemed to be for someone who
I never cast in my sight.
Despite her name is not an odd in me
But I...

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Categories: africa,
Form: Ode
See
See
by Michael R. Burch

See how her hair has thinned: it doesn’t seem
like hair at all, but like the airy moult
of emus who outraced the wind and left
soft plumage in their wake. See how her eyes
are...

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Categories: africa, age, goodbye, life, loss, time, women,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member In the Wild
IN THE WILD

Early morning, we go for a drive,
An awesome feeling as we arrive,
At our camp gate which, opens 
At 6 o’clock, 
Now we are in the African bush
Which, will unlock,
Moments that we have missed...

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Categories: adventure, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chapter 88 -- Damian Delilah Mallory Solomon Brothers: the Billards Blowout
Early afternoon. The Solomon 
Were in their, (according to Damali)
Club house. But the reality of the
Circumstance is this. The Club 
House was the Damian Domaine.
Damian's Billards. Damian didn't 
Know it was their chosen hangout.
As the...

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Categories: africa, allusion, devotion,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member The World Is a Small Plane
I have travelled through the cluttered corridors of my tired mind countless times. 
I have reached deep into the dark abyss of my captive soul and in that profoundly disturbing darkness, I went searching to...

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Categories: africa, appreciation, faith, inspirational, love, self, strength,
Form: Narrative
Poems About Things That Break I
Poems about Things that Break I
 
These are poems about things that break and/or shatter: a bubble, glass, a mirror, a twig or tree limb, a thunderstorm, cities and towers in times of war, old...

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Categories: africa, break up, depression, goodbye, leaving, loneliness, lonely,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heres Why My CV Needs Work
NAME: Phil Latio.

QUALIFICATIONS: LLB (Law) PhD (Medicine) & FSC (Federation Starfleet    
                    ...

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Categories: africa, humorous,
Form: List
Premium Member Why Blackwaters Cause Brownfields
If I have this right,
and I almost certainly don't have this Left-Deductively right,
our Environmental Health and Safety Protection Agency
and our Public Health and Safety Education Department
have recently co-invested in BlackWater WinLose EcoPolitical Empowerment
through PublicSector Piracy...

No,...

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Categories: africa, confusion, culture, health, humor, integrity, peace, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Merov's Ghost and Other Shots Across My Bow
Merov’s Ghost (1) and Other Shots Across My Bow!

In mid-November of Fourteen, I published my first web verse here, (2)
the earliest spanned sixty years, composed for Senior English class
one night in Nineteen Sixty-One. Assigned just...

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Categories: africa, blessing, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poem For My History Teacher
I wanted to write
 The best slavery poem   ever written—
Perhaps win a Pulitzer or Faulkner. 

I had every intention of conforming 
To the standards 
Of modern verse and composition, 
Lyrics fluidly written, 
Perfect...

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Categories: africa, assonance, forgiveness, history, holocaust, humanity, memorial, slavery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 2
- - Chapter 2: Adult Responsibility (With Some Breaks) - -     

By ten years old, no weekends off, 
Or Saturday cartoons, 
Although I did have cash to spend, 
I felt my...

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Categories: africa, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
The Angry Black Woman
She stood with her back turned to me
Leaning slightly towards where the light tapered off into darkness
Her faced buried deep inside her cupped hands 
Her own shadow towered over her seemingly at odds with her...

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Categories: africa, anger, beauty, betrayal, black african american,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Chapter 84-- Damian Delilah Mallory: Quest
Date: December 2040

Damian is on the phone speaking 
With architects.  He made
Airline and hotel reservations.
 Soon Afterwards he went 
To Molly and caressed her away from
From a sweet dream. "Hey, baby girl."
He sat on...

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Categories: africa, age, allusion, beauty, black love, boy,
Form: Alliteration
Identity Apples
Identity Apples

iam a fat skeleton, resurrecting 
from the sad memories of dada 
and dark mysteries of aminism 
iam buganda 
i bleed hope 
i drip the honey of fortune 
makerere, think tank of africa 
i dance...

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Categories: africa, analogy, anxiety, assonance, bangla, bereavement,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Classified Part Three
The photograph that Tim had shown me a few hours earlier certainly did not do it justice.
From what I could see it was a large triangular shape on three legs which were all at a...

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Categories: africa, science fiction,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Today's Journey Through Covid-19
As I woke up this morning I was thinking of what should I do through COVID-19 pandemic.
I said to myself, “I want to go for a walk.”
While walking along the street, people were passing with...

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Categories: africa, baptism, beautiful, christian, courage, poems, wisdom,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Terrorist Deserts Into Bountiful Rivers
I'm continuing to read Jane Anna Gordon's "Creolizing Political Theory"
although now with Antonio Damasio's "Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the [WinWin Creolizing-Bilateral] Conscious Brain."

Right now,
Dr. Gordon is discussing various academic attempts,
and some of them actual...

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Categories: africa, body, culture, health, mental illness, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
Once Upon a Time In Tipir
It was noon, he was in the bush, he enjoyed this type of living, he sometimes played with the animals just to make himself happy and spend some time, Leisure and embraced them all as...

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Categories: africa, age, animal, best friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The First Thanksgiving, September 3, 1578
The First Thanksgiving (Sept. 3, 1578)

The shortest distance to Cathay 1
(Land of riches: silks, teas and spices)
Lay to the north to the South Sea. 2
Didn’t Barlow tell the King, 3
Was reserved for England.

The routes ‘round...

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Categories: africa, education, history, holiday, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day, voyage,
Form: Verse
Premium Member 'continental Drift' - the Metaphor
'Continental Drift' - The Metaphor

In the seventies (1), few people dreamed ‘it’ was true,
guessed by scientists first when rough coastlines compared (2)
matched like parts of a puzzle (a jigsaw), found place
that joined ‘drop-offs’ waves hid...

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Categories: africa, faith, science,
Form: Rhyme
Beg and Utilize
BEG AND UTILIZE
Nzongi Mwero
I strongly air my huge words,
I still call the entire world,
And also I write a message card,
That will heavily guide,
Those who are greedy.

Oh, let me tell you foreign charities,
From various countries,
Along with...

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Categories: africa, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Being American
I live in America, as in the United States of America, and that used to mean something. At least to me it did. And it’s not so much in how I was raised but in...

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Categories: africa, america, class, how i feel, introspection, patriotic,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Queen of England
Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mary ll
Her seemingly eternal monarch--God has now beckoned
Balmoral Castle, reigned over the United Kingdom
"God Save The Queen" The British national anthem
21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022

“We are all visitors to this...

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© I Am Anaya  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: africa, appreciation, celebration, grief,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Freedom of the Press
ABOUT   THE   PRESS


The media, the press was established as an institution to fight for humanity and human right as well. To serve as a mediator between the people underground and the...

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Categories: africa, freedom, , western,
Form: Ballad

Book: Reflection on the Important Things