The Poems of the Week!
(Submissions by poets like you from around the world!)
Current Week #62 Spotlight A-B-C's (a historical alphabet of) Black Americans or the Economy of E-Bonics by Saleem Abdal-Klaaiq - firstname.lastname@example.org IN MEMORIAM by Padmore Agbemabiese - email@example.com DOLLARMITE JUSTICE FOR DIALLO by Crystal Cartier - CartierX@aol.com I'M NOT SURPRISED by Gloria Ware - firstname.lastname@example.org WHOM DO WE BLAME? by Shaun Cecil - email@example.com FREE YOUR MIND: A SLAVE'S PERSPECTIVE by L. Bishop - firstname.lastname@example.org
ARCHIVES: Check out the growing collection of Poem of the Week Submissions!
WEEK 1 - Jonesin' by Tasha T. (Blakbutterfly) - The Greeting by Shawn Goins - When Is? by Patricia Smith WEEK 2 - THE WEDDING NIGHT by Monica D. Blache - IF BEAUTY WERE THE SKY by James London - VISION QUEST by Rashim "the DreaM" Bradley WEEK 3 - The (1st) Kiss from Donald Conley - 360 from Maseo999@aol - If I Had My Way from David Weeks - Sista's from Karen Roberts - KAYC918@aol.com WEEK 4 - The Box from Karen Roberts - If You Don't Want A Connection - Rose Ford - By Now from Tyese Dantzler - Poem to Mourning from Salem - email@example.com - Dreams from Eric Egerson WEEK 5 - Encounter from Evelyn Day ONILLA@aol.com - Blank Pages B. Amaru Afeni Cobham - a/k/a Mocha firstname.lastname@example.org - A new Look on Life from Taheba Byrd - a/k/a Sunshine Taheba.Byrd@LMCO.Co - Strength of My people Tamshi Williams -email@example.com - Can I Just Be Me? from Pam McCullough - FYNEZZ@aol.com - White Heat by Ajani Kush- PASSAGE2000@HOTMAIL.COM WEEK 6 - I'm Hurting by Diana Cepeda - REVELATION CHAPTER 1:10-11 by Padmore Agbemabiese - firstname.lastname@example.org - FOR THE LIFE OF PROGRESS by Shatina - Shatina@aol.com - Good Natured by Nadeen King - MsNadeen@aol.com - Night by Akilah H. - email@example.com WEEK 7 - Let Me Take The Throne As Your African Queen by Marilyn A. Marshall - L1A9R6B8Q@aol.com - Love Complications by Angela Jones-Carr - Angela Jones-Carr@siemenscom.com - Loveless and Fearless by Phaedra Davis - firstname.lastname@example.org - LoveLost (Black Relationships) by Roderick Harmon - email@example.com - I Think You Need Back Up by Vet (Gifted One) - When Least Expected by Demeterius Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 8 - No Prayers Goes Unanswered by Sidney Singleton - email@example.com - First by Sharyn Hunter - firstname.lastname@example.org - The Lonely Diva by Christopher Hare (Valentino) - email@example.com - Powerless by B.Henry - firstname.lastname@example.org - the all-purpose poem, generic aisle no.1 by Rose "BamBam" Cooper - email@example.com WEEK 9 - I Loves me some Black Women by John Riddick, Jr. - JRiddick24@aol.com - Untitled by Craig Gill - CGILL@US.IBM.COM - Colored by Katherine Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org - Dreams of Bob by Dawn London - email@example.com - Blu by Susan L. Harrigan - Suli98@aol.com - My Life In Review by Jerod Frazier - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 10 - Longing by David L. Weeks - email@example.com - You Are My Black Woman by David L. Weeks - firstname.lastname@example.org - One Moment by David L. Weeks - email@example.com - Can No Longer Hold Our Peace by David L. Weeks - firstname.lastname@example.org - Man in the Hills by David L. Weeks - email@example.com - Mirage in the Sky by David L. Weeks - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 11 - OUT TOO LATE by James London (email@example.com) and Taheba "Sunshine" Byrd (SunshineByrd@hotmail.co - LOVE IS by James London (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Tasha Tavaras (email@example.com) WEEK 12 - What You Did by Karen Roberts - KAYC918@aol.com - the breakup, chapter two by Jaci LaMon - firstname.lastname@example.org - A Promise by Lita - BoNitaLita@aol.com - Cyber Convo by Pam McCullough - FYNEZZE@aol.com - Sleep Walkin' by Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq - email@example.com - Retrobution by Shawn Goins - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 13 - Thank You by Demeterius Smith aka Flite - email@example.com - God Bless the Child by Tracy Evans - TEvans4248@aol.com - Life by Padmore Agbemabiese - firstname.lastname@example.org - Come Fly With Me by Shatina - Shatina@aol.com - If by Mocha Cobham-Hawkins - Mocha1913@hotmail.com - little drummer girl by Rose "BamBam" Cooper - email@example.com WEEK 14 - From Me to You (Some Soul to Keep) by Donald Conley - firstname.lastname@example.org - Life - by David Weeks - email@example.com - Inspeech life, love and faith by Rashim Bradley - firstname.lastname@example.org - Untitled by Eric Egerson - email@example.com WEEK 15 - Writer's Block by John Riddick - Writer's Block by Roderick Harmon - Correction Fluid by Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq - construction zone by Rose "BamBam" Cooper - Why I don't submit my poetry by L.K. "Rose" Ford - When Two Poets Argue, Who Owns the Copyright? by Walt Goodridge WEEK 16a - Ease by moni - firstname.lastname@example.org - Between The Drops by moni - email@example.com - Threshold by moni - firstname.lastname@example.org - 5 DAYS REMEMBERED by moni - email@example.com - I Lived During the Time by moni - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 16 - MERRY CHRISTMAS by L.K. "Rose" Ford - ROSEFORMS@aol.com - STORYTELLERS by L.K. "Rose" Ford - ROSEFORMS@aol.com - THE GROOM'S PLEDGE by L.K. "Rose" Ford - ROSEFORMS@aol.com - PLEDGING MY LOVE by L.K. "Rose" Ford - ROSEFORMS@aol.com - LIFE AIN'T NOTHING BUT A SERIES OF WORDS by L.K. "Rose" Ford - ROSEFORMS@aol.com WEEK 17 - Waiting by Pamela McCullough - FYNEZZE@aol.com - Waiting for You by Chris Hare - email@example.com - Mixed Emotions by Susan L. Harrigan - Suli98@aol.com - Not of Me by Phaedra Davis - firstname.lastname@example.org - Reflecting on Love with Neff by Dawn Landon email@example.com - Mama by Ajani Kush - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 18 - FATHER, FORGIVE ME by Demeterius Smith aka Flite - email@example.com - I AM SORRY by Eric Egerson - firstname.lastname@example.org - ME-AGAINST-ME by Brian Henry - email@example.com - WINTER'S WOE by Jerod Frazier - firstname.lastname@example.org - FEELINGS ON AN AUTUMN NIGHT by Padmore Agbemabiese - email@example.com WEEK 19 - SOUL OF THIS MAN by Shawn A. Goins - firstname.lastname@example.org - WHAT IS SUCCESS? by Shawn A. Goins - email@example.com - NO MORE TEARS by Robin C. Porter - firstname.lastname@example.org - ONE MOMENT IN TIME by Rodney Coates - email@example.com - HOW TO MAKE LOVE WITH YOUR CLOTHES ON by Amaziah Thompkins - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 20 - SENSE OF SMELL by The Art Spirit - email@example.com - FROM MAN TO WOMAN by Chuck Reimer - firstname.lastname@example.org - IF I HOLD MY HEAD STILL by Carmelita - BoNitaLita@aol.com - SOUL SEARCHING by Angela M. Jones-Carr - Angela.Jones-Carr@siemenscom.com - CIVIC CENTER by Aqeela El-Amin - Aqeelaw@aol.com - DUNGEON by Ronnie Clark - email@example.com WEEK 21 - SLAVES FOREVER by (10 year old Eryn M. Hewitt) - firstname.lastname@example.org.LSUMC.edu - HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARTIN LUTHER KING by Saleem Abdal-Khaaliq - email@example.com - CAN NO LONGER HOLD OUR PEACE by David L. Weeks - firstname.lastname@example.org - COULD IT BE ME? by Jerod D. Frazier email@example.com - a millennium protest chant by Rose "bambam" Cooper - firstname.lastname@example.org WEEK 22 - HE LOOKED BEYOND - by Monique N. Fradieu - email@example.com - COBWEBS IN THE CORNER by Sandra Bushell - SatinFrog@aol.com - 5AM by Tyese Dantzler - firstname.lastname@example.org - SOUNDS FROM AN OPEN DOOR by Paul Dahlke - UNKNOWN FACES by Marilyn Marshall (c) MBeeHoney@webcom.com - A BLACK MAN by Tina Marie Clark - email@example.com
WEEK 23 - AFRICA by Padmore Agbemabiese - firstname.lastname@example.org - revolution conversation piece by Genez Singletary - email@example.com - WOMEN LIKE ME by Ajani Kush - firstname.lastname@example.org - I AM A RAINBOW by Rose Ford - ROSEFORMS@aol.com - YOUNG BLACK MAN by Trend (VeraCity) Truesdale (c) email@example.com - UNIVERSAL BLACKNESS by Alonzo Carr - Angela.Jones-Carr@siemenscom.comWeeks 24 to present
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