Category Archives: multicultural

I’m A Fool To Love You – Cornelius Eady

There are poems that make you want to talk back to them and hold a conversation to make things different or agree that they’re the same.  I’m a Fool To Love You by Cornelius Eady is one of those poems.  … Continue reading

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Choose Your Obsessions – #SiddharthAnand

A gift that’s not really a gift at all—”Trojan Horses/They bind you.”  Anand speaks very clearly about natural instincts that can become obsessions and thwart our lives.  I have a reminder for myself which is “not to break my own … Continue reading

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Grand Finale – Najai (The Logical Poetist)

Grand Finale is one of those poems that you read over and over again and you keep finding a new depth and dimension in your own life experience.  At least that’s how it is for me.  Logical Poetist, thank you … Continue reading

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I’m sick of a Rose – Gwendolyn Brooks

Ah, it’s those that “have” and those that “have less” or “have different” – “the charity children” says Ms. Brooks in “a song in the front yard.” Is the grass always greener on the other side?  You know, “A girl … Continue reading

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We Real Cool – #Gwendolyn Brooks

Another wonderfully succinct work that is a home run! Here, Gwendolyn Brooks embraces the adage “Live fast and die young.”  As an inner city teacher of many years, I have seen several deaths where the young person wasn’t necessarily living … Continue reading

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Here’s the Written Poem – “Homeless Today”

As the writer, this poem is very close to my heart and as a teacher and past social worker, it’s definitely a reality to me. Our homeless population has reached mammoth proportions and women are closing the gap.  Some say … Continue reading

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My Serious Side “Homeless Today” – #SharonMicheleWilliams

My first video!  I hope you like it.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlWT5yq121s Let me know what you think—and stay with Sharon and The Write Talk!  Talk to you later!    

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