The warm night air was fragrant The cool breeze softly blew Stars twinkled in a sky so clear. To a resting virgin servant A pure young maiden The angel Gabriel appeared. “Fear not, sweet young Mary God finds great favor in you. For to you a child shall be born. The holiest of infants A …

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I am not without understanding. I need you to know that. I begin to speak and you don’t even hear me. You say, you see me. See, that’s the thing with you visually aroused audio impotents. You see me but you don’t hear me. I’m speaking words so deep and proving my point so clear …

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before we lost everything our senses our humanity our purpose in life we read books and shared thoughts and discussed our differences we learned to acknowledge and tolerate the things that made us a beautiful mosaic created by blessed by loved by God the importance of what we are became the significance of what we …

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I take a knee in protest just as we would in prayer. But what do you want me to pray for? The very thing that I should be guaranteed, the very thing that was promised by birth? The commonality of us? How you are simply descendent from the ancestors you share with the cousins you …

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If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then we must be royalty the living and dining worthy of immortalizing forget the eggs, grits, biscuits and bacon (for now) don’t overindulge me when knowing exactly what I want has always gotten you what you want a quick break cinnamon bread toasted with just …

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Mezzo-piano. Night-soft lullabies, bed-time lyrics We’re making music chambered instrument soft, sexy, jazzy deep mellow sounds of the clarinet breathing harmony in me Ellington’s sound that penetrates and I taste the notes Making liquid music, so intoxicating That I drink music like sweet hot rum. I want to be the instrument. Something mellow, a bass …

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White-knuckled one hand holding tight on the edge of everything that I have ever known excited to be here face-first into the unknown fearing and loving the possibility of my unknown with the dying sunset behind me in shades of golden blushes and honeys white-knuckled one hand thrust in the air on the edge of everything …

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