Posts made in February, 2018

My Wobbly Bicycle, 148

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Featured | 4 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 148

My last post was idiotic.  Black poems, white poems? Guess I was just fishing for an angle and took that easy one.  Categorization, of course, is the most human of endeavors. But a poem is a poem. It might come from an Afghan, a New Zealander, a Cuban, but we generally call it a poem if the writer does. There are family traits, a DNA of its heritage, but they’re poems, good or bad.   I have no intention of evaluating Nikki Giovanni’s poetry. Not here, anyway. I’m more interested in the minds of black writers, in general. I admit, I have had the fuzziest idea. Forgive me,...

Read More