Monthly Archives: May 2012


  living in legend feared revered removed your corpse a sign of contested resistance pouring  oil on paths to cold realities spiritual uprisings and songs of salt water you are forever living dead in myths of truth subverted held in … Continue reading

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

In the sorrowful funk and divine fury of the music there is a delicately etched study of humanity for us to consider if we want more than entertainment from our theater. Continue reading

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The Line Feminine

Dedicated to my mother Ernestine Roberts, her mother Nettie Brown, to Nettie’s mama Mama Connie, to my daughter’s Ebony and Ayodele and my granddaughter Maleyah.  We are the ocean etching the line that is the shore we are the line … Continue reading

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