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Works Previously Featured on TimBookTu: January 2006 - December 2006



Special Hurricane Katrina Submissions

Six and A Half Miles: A Katrina Poem by John D. Evans -- (November 17, 2006)
The Big Easy by Doug Holloway -- (June 8, 2006)
Hurricane Katrina by Orin Griffin -- (May 1, 2006)
After Katrina by Helen Losse -- (January 15, 2006)
Dying on National Television by Rain -- (December 5, 2005)
I Pray by Rain -- (December 5, 2005)
Aftermath of Katrina by Catherine Prater -- (December 5, 2005)
Katrina by Mwatabu Okantah -- (October 3, 2005)
Rise Up Again by Lady J -- (October 3, 2005)
Our Tax Dollars In- Action: A Katrina Poem by Nadra Enzi -- (October 3, 2005)
When They Arrest Black Grandmothers... by Nadra Enzi -- (October 3, 2005)
The Storms That Come Our Way by Eve Hall -- (October 3, 2005)
The Big Easy by Akua -- (October 3, 2005)


Fiction & Short
Stories
December 2006

For Every Love There Is A Reason -- an Excerpt by Kenda Bell -- (December 4, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.

November 2006
No Fiction Submissions for November.


October 2006

I Remember by Vanessa Richardson -- (October 5, 2006)
The Exit by Vanessa Richardson -- (October 5, 2006)
Dear John (Why I Cheated) by Chevon Charles -- (October 5, 2006)
Holdin' On To Her Jesus by Henry Hardee -- (October 5, 2006)
Hold On, Hold On... by Henry Hardee -- (October 5, 2006)
What Pain A Sista Will Go Through To Keep A Man by Henry Hardee -- (October 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.

September 2006

A Genuine Date by Tracy J -- (September 5, 2006)
An Old Prostitute by DivaWriter -- (September 5, 2006)
Same Sins Separate Paths (Chapter 2) by Anthony J. Mungin -- (September 5, 2006)

August 2006

The Aura of Love by Kathy J. Marsh -- (August 6, 2006)
Reverie by Yonette Nicola -- (August 6, 2006)

July 2006

A Change of Heart A Play by Jonika M. Covington -- (July 5, 2006)
A Dangerous Love by Danni B. -- (July 5, 2006)
The Waiting Room by Chevon Charles -- (July 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
A Stolen Life by Essie Nail -- (July 5, 2006)
Maggie by Tracey Farmer-Luster -- (July 5, 2006)

June 2006

When Rain Falls (Part One) by Kyora -- (June 8, 2006)
Paradise Lost by Doug Holloway -- (June 8, 2006)
Nike by Twinkle -- (June 8, 2006)
Homecoming by Vince Rogers -- (June 8, 2006)
Red Velvet Cake by Vince Rogers -- (June 8, 2006)

May 2006

Trading Places by Lone Peasant -- (May 1, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
I Never Owned Any Mules by Tracey Farmer-Luster -- (May 1, 2006)
Determined by Vanessa Richardson -- (May 1, 2006)
The Wooing of Marrianne Pureheart by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (May 1, 2006)
The Path, The Price by Sharon Mitchell -- (May 3, 2006)
Same Sins Separate Paths (Prologue) by Anthony J. Mungin -- (May 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Same Sins Separate Paths (Chapter 38) by Anthony J. Mungin -- (May 6, 2006)
April 2006

Brotherly Love by Tony Lindsay -- (April 3, 2006)
Bestseller by C.A. Lindsey -- (April 3, 2006)
Art of Appreciation by Lawrence Christopher -- (April 3, 2006)
The Day Off by Grace C. Joyner -- (April 3, 2006)
Mojito by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 3, 2006)
Salt Sugar Sex and Smoke by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 3, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Reductio Ad Absurdum by Reese Simmons -- (April 3, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
BJ’s Neighborhood by Baniester Taylor -- (April 3, 2006)

March 2006

The Tall Man And The Preacher by Shakespear1 -- (March 6, 2006)
The Morning After, Excerpt from "Betrayed" by Bintell Powell -- (March 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Love Comes in All Sizes by Kyora -- (March 6, 2006)
Circle of Lust by Subconscious -- (March 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Ghetto-way Weekend by Lawrence Christopher -- (March 6, 2006)
Heart of Hearts by Mskeneshie -- (March 6, 2006)
Trust Me - Part I by Dynah Jaysa Zale -- (March 6, 2006)
Trust Me - Part II by Dynah Jaysa Zale -- (March 6, 2006)

February 2006

Free to Be, You and Me by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (February 5, 2006)
Brotherly Love by Reese Simmons -- (February 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
The Cleavage by Tubal Cain -- (February 5, 2006)
Nothing But the Hand of God (The Preacher's Wife) by Terry Clark -- (February 5, 2006)
Love Like Jazz by C.E. Staples -- (February 5, 2006)
Harsh Winter by Brian Barr -- (February 5, 2006)
Tête-à-tête by Lawrence Christopher -- (February 5, 2006)

January 2006

Illumination by Fundamentalist -- (January 10, 2006)
Dialogue by Roy L. Pickering Jr. -- (January 10, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Mama's Boy by Roy L. Pickering Jr. -- (January 10, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Interrupted by Josette -- (January 10, 2006)



More fiction can be found in the archives.

Poetry



December 2006

My Love by Cry Out -- (December 4, 2006)
The Mind by Cry Out -- (December 4, 2006)
Be Delicate (With My Wounded Heart) by Anjel Advisory! Contains strong language. -- (December 4, 2006)
Her Reasons by Anjel -- (December 4, 2006)
If I Told You... by Anjel -- (December 4, 2006)
Self Assurance? by Anjel -- (December 4, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Work In Progress by Anjel -- (December 4, 2006)
Blind Spot of Memory by Shelly Brown -- (December 4, 2006)
One Little Girl by Shelly Brown -- (December 4, 2006)
The Burden of Love by Shelly Brown -- (December 4, 2006)
I Don't Write by CCA -- (December 4, 2006)
To Whom It May Concern: by CCA -- (December 4, 2006)
Untitled by CCA -- (December 4, 2006)
Simple Eintou by Moblemind -- (December 4, 2006)
Faded Addiction by G.I.R.L. -- (December 4, 2006)
Nothing by G.I.R.L. -- (December 4, 2006)
R U Ready? by G.I.R.L. -- (December 4, 2006)
Times Up by G.I.R.L. -- (December 4, 2006)
Open Doors by Toiia Rukuni -- (December 4, 2006)
It Shows by Tee! -- (December 4, 2006)
Routine by Tee! -- (December 4, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Write About Something by Tee! -- (December 4, 2006)
What's Done in the Dark by Jessica Holter -- (December 4, 2006)
Been There - Heard That by Trina Williams-Emigh -- (December 4, 2006)
Supremely African-American by Trina Williams-Emigh -- (December 4, 2006)
The Bewitched by Trina Williams-Emigh -- (December 4, 2006)
Black and Blue Over You by Trina Williams-Emigh -- (December 4, 2006)
Delete by Lawrence Christopher -- (December 4, 2006)
I Fell In Love and I Can't Get Out by Lawrence Christopher -- (December 4, 2006)
Perfect Stranger by Lawrence Christopher -- (December 4, 2006)
Baggage Claim by Jhahbriel C. E. Moore Sr. -- (December 4, 2006)
In Love by Jhahbriel C. E. Moore Sr. -- (December 4, 2006)
I Know God by Valerie Lede -- (December 4, 2006)
Cigar by Ms. Moods -- (December 4, 2006)
Blinding Love by Bam -- (December 4, 2006)
A Child by Poet -- (December 4, 2006)
Face to Face by Poet -- (December 4, 2006)
Mozambican Mystery by OldSoul -- (December 4, 2006)
Only In My Empire by Elissa Gabrielle -- (December 4, 2006)
Stronger/Together by Nikki Skies -- (December 4, 2006)
Aids' Love Poem To The Children Of South Afrika by Kimberly Yaa-theory -- (December 4, 2006)
Death of the Afrikan Paper Tree by Kimberly Yaa-theory -- (December 4, 2006)
Fear of A Free Slave by Kimberly Yaa-theory -- (December 4, 2006)
And You Shall Continue on Lost... by Divine Purpose -- (December 4, 2006)
I Am That I Am That I Am by Divine Purpose -- (December 4, 2006)
America by Walter Rooks -- (December 4, 2006)
Curfew by Walter Rooks -- (December 4, 2006)
We Can't Forget by Walter Rooks -- (December 4, 2006)
I Scream by Dynah Jaysa Zale -- (December 4, 2006)
Read The Signs by Shakespear1 -- (December 4, 2006)
Resurrection/Redemption by Shakespear1 -- (December 4, 2006)
What If Today Were My Last by Shakespear1 -- (December 4, 2006)
The Beast by Neil G. White -- (December 4, 2006)
Bitter End, Way-Worn Beginning by Christopher Barnes -- (December 4, 2006)
Black Cloud In Green Sky by Christopher Barnes -- (December 4, 2006)
Black Lace And Maracas by Christopher Barnes -- (December 4, 2006)
All Souls by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (December 4, 2006)
Griot (for Rudy) by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (December 4, 2006)
Sama For Trane by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (December 4, 2006)

November 2006

The Show by Courtney L. Clements -- (November 6, 2006)
Ebonically Speaking... by Neil G. White -- (November 6, 2006)
Dreams R Real... by Christen McLeod -- (November 6, 2006)
Who Cares by Beaufort "Artt" Jenkins -- (November 6, 2006)
Don't Let ME Become Desensitized About My Black Brothers by 1st Poet -- (November 6, 2006)
Generations Of Pain by 1st Poet -- (November 6, 2006)
Ordinary Man by 1st Poet -- (November 6, 2006)
Soil Of The Earth by 1st Poet -- (November 6, 2006)
Freedom by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (November 6, 2006)
Sad, Little Girl in the Corner by Alena Harris -- (November 6, 2006)
Lyrical Obsession by ESN -- (November 6, 2006)
If by Katina McRae -- (November 6, 2006)
Truly Free by Greg The Poet -- (November 6, 2006)
Ecstasy To Me by kkhat -- (November 6, 2006)
Not Into You by kkhat -- (November 6, 2006)
So Many Times Before by kkhat -- (November 6, 2006)
Incest, A Tragedy Of Transgressions by ForestRose -- (November 6, 2006)
Rich Chocolate by ForestRose -- (November 6, 2006)
The Vagina Talks by ForestRose -- (November 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Words and I Like To Play by ForestRose -- (November 6, 2006)
Testament by Anthony Lewis -- (November 6, 2006)
You Shall Never Forget by Mskeneshie -- (November 6, 2006)
Abercrombie Black Girl by EnspyreMe -- (November 6, 2006)
She's Comin Out by EnspyreMe -- (November 6, 2006)
Beautiful by Bam -- (November 6, 2006)
Hi Ma by Bam -- (November 6, 2006)
The Meaning of Roses by Bam -- (November 6, 2006)
Ache of the Heart by Anthony Adeseye Adeniran -- (November 6, 2006)
Never Bored by Ankh -- (November 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Of Secrets by Ankh -- (November 6, 2006)
Women Banter by Ankh -- (November 6, 2006)
Habitation by Catherine Prater -- (November 6, 2006)
Mujahie by Catherine Prater -- (November 6, 2006)
Dreadlock 4 Dreadlock by Twinkle -- (November 6, 2006)
The Biggest Loser Campaign by Twinkle -- (November 6, 2006)
A Cry From Heaven by John D. Evans -- (November 6, 2006)
Brother to Brother by John D. Evans -- (November 6, 2006)
As Long As I’m Human by John D. Evans -- (November 17, 2006)
Giving Thanks by John D. Evans -- (November 23, 2006)
October 2006

Darker Than Blue by teafor2 -- (October 5, 2006)
Loss of Conscience by teafor2 -- (October 5, 2006)
The Tuskegee Airmen by teafor2 -- (October 5, 2006)
Agony Of A Black Woman by Susan Nava -- (October 5, 2006)
Educated Dread Pt.1 by Susan Nava -- (October 5, 2006)
Educated Dread Pt.2 by Susan Nava -- (October 5, 2006)
Reincarnation by Anthony Adeseye Adeniran -- (October 5, 2006)
Simplicity by Bamboo Rivers -- (October 5, 2006)
Unforgettable by Michelle Orozco -- (October 5, 2006)
My Country Tis Of Thee by Jillian S. Hishaw -- (October 5, 2006)
Diaspora Dreams by Robbie Ayele -- (October 5, 2006)
Succulent by Robbie Ayele -- (October 5, 2006)
Embrace Me by Vanessa Richardson -- (October 5, 2006)
The Plan by Vanessa Richardson -- (October 5, 2006)
Getting In My Way by Chevon Charles -- (October 5, 2006)
My Musician by Chevon Charles -- (October 5, 2006)
Little Girls by EnspyreMe -- (October 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
My Hip Hop Generation by EnspyreMe -- (October 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Escape by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (October 5, 2006)
The Ballad of Young Robert by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (October 5, 2006)
The Day I Fell In Love With Black Women by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (October 5, 2006)
Know Who Be You by Brother De Buff -- (October 5, 2006)
Soul Love by Brother De Buff -- (October 5, 2006)
A Bundle Of Nerves by Christopher Barnes -- (October 5, 2006)
Sho Nuff by Christopher Barnes -- (October 5, 2006)
The Blind Journalist by Christopher Barnes -- (October 5, 2006)
Orange Sun's Life by Twinkle -- (October 5, 2006)
Raindrops Flows by Twinkle -- (October 5, 2006)
Raindrops Of Your Life by Twinkle -- (October 5, 2006)
Big Blk Men by Nadra Enzi -- (October 5, 2006)
A Not So Simple Matter Of Booty by Alice Parris -- (October 5, 2006)
ForestRose More Than a Rose! by ForestRose -- (October 5, 2006)
My Soldier, My Son! by ForestRose -- (October 5, 2006)
Tempting Chocolate Flavors by ForestRose -- (October 5, 2006)
ForestRose More Than a Rose! by ForestRose -- (October 5, 2006)
A City Lost by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (October 5, 2006)
I Used to Know You...My Black Man by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (October 5, 2006)
Waiting for Your Reply by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (October 5, 2006)
I'm Positive by Catherine Prater -- (October 5, 2006)
Low Down Blues by Catherine Prater -- (October 5, 2006)
Change by MissHoney -- (October 5, 2006)
I Love You by MissHoney -- (October 5, 2006)
Unfoolish by MissHoney -- (October 5, 2006)

September 2006

Ink by Stacy LeGrange -- (September 5, 2006)
Letter To JT Miller (1926-2006) by Jacqui Miller -- (September 5, 2006)
New Orleans 2005 by Jacqui Miller -- (September 5, 2006)
The Drums Speak by Jacqui Miller -- (September 5, 2006)
Secrets by BlackQueen -- (September 5, 2006)
Wanted by BlackQueen -- (September 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Inside A Box by Angelina -- (September 5, 2006)
Beautiful Women by Ameen Abdullah -- (September 5, 2006)
The Reason I Pick Ewe by Lawrence Christopher -- (September 5, 2006)
You Give Me a Heart On by Lawrence Christopher -- (September 5, 2006)
Don't Be Mad by 1st Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
Sweet Chocolate Queen Pt 1 by 1st Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
Twelve Dozen Of Roses by 1st Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
Tonight by Turnice -- (September 5, 2006)
Black Love, Oceans Sea Gulls, Let's Do It Again by ForestRose -- (September 5, 2006)
One Two, Buckle My Whoo! by ForestRose -- (September 5, 2006)
Why Not Hair, Why Should You Care? by ForestRose -- (September 5, 2006)
Quit Chiefing by Doug Holloway -- (September 5, 2006)
To A Black Woman by Doug Holloway -- (September 5, 2006)
He Says by Realityis -- (September 5, 2006)
The Commitment Of The New Millennium by Realityis -- (September 5, 2006)
The Life of a Single Mother by Realityis -- (September 5, 2006)
All I Ask Is This... by Unique Verses -- (September 5, 2006)
His Kiss Is Like Fire by Unique Verses -- (September 5, 2006)
Clarity by Devon Groomes -- (September 5, 2006)
Dear by Devon Groomes -- (September 5, 2006)
I'm Dreaming by Devon Groomes -- (September 5, 2006)
The Code by Devon Groomes -- (September 5, 2006)
Remember The Touch Of Kindness by Brother De Buff -- (September 5, 2006)
Deified Man or God? The True Meaning of God by John D. Evans -- (September 5, 2006)
The Great Imhotep by John D. Evans -- (September 5, 2006)
Dynamic NAACP ACT-SO by Samuel Black -- (September 5, 2006)
Under the Pretense... by H.L. Nichols -- (September 5, 2006)
Not Knowing... by Tee! -- (September 5, 2006)
Nature's Rapture by Yonette Nicola -- (September 5, 2006)
Ghetto Starz by Andre R. Thornton -- (September 5, 2006)
Mind Seduction III by Andre R. Thornton -- (September 5, 2006)
Oxen Skulls by Alice Parris -- (September 5, 2006)
Didn't I by Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
It Was You by Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
Love Poem by Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
Thank You by Poet -- (September 5, 2006)
Genuflection on My Daddy’s Hands by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (September 5, 2006)
Genuflection on My Mother’s Soul by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (September 5, 2006)
Love Promises, Kisses by Miss Brito -- (September 5, 2006)
The Man Who Use To Love Her by Miss Brito -- (September 5, 2006)
Silence by Alena Harris -- (September 6 2006)
Freedom Must Begin In Your Mind by Catherinebutterfly -- (September 6 2006)
Out Of Africa They Will Come by Catherinebutterfly -- (September 6 2006)
You Don’t Have To Be A Thug (One) by Catherinebutterfly -- (September 6 2006)
A Closed Mind by Memphis Vaughan, Jr. -- (September 6, 2006)

August 2006

Six Degrees by K. Danielle Edwards -- (August 6, 2006)
Conversations by Ankh -- (August 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Epiphany by Ankh -- (August 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Reasons by Ankh -- (August 6, 2006)
If Southern Trees Could Talk by DJTifaOBATALA -- (August 6, 2006)
Love Lost by MissHoney -- (August 6, 2006)
My Brotha is One of a Kind by Treazure -- (August 6, 2006)
My Brotha May I Share Something Special With You by Treazure -- (August 6, 2006)
Loneliness Isn't Anyone's Favorite Friend by Tina L. Richardson -- (August 6, 2006)
Redemption? by Taiwo Ogunnaike -- (August 6, 2006)
From A Man by John D. Evans -- (August 6, 2006)
Uneven Flow by Zaki -- (August 6, 2006)
Distracted by Berthony Poux, Jr. -- (August 6, 2006)
Jill Scott by Catherine Prater -- (August 6, 2006)
Mrs. Anne Garrott by Catherine Prater -- (August 6, 2006)
I See The Things You Do by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2006)
The Rose by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2006)
War by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2006)
To Take A Life by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2006)
Puddy on the Platter by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (August 6, 2006)
So Desperate (Dedicated to Young Girls) by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (August 6, 2006)
You Can Do Me No Good...Married Man! by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (August 6, 2006)
Just Like Candy by Lady Rel -- (August 6, 2006)
The Blood in My Heart by Lady Rel -- (August 6, 2006)
Green by Aria Nicole -- (August 6, 2006)
A Day In The Life of An Abused Child by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2006)
For My Sister in God by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2006)
My Baby Daddy by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2006)
The Science of Numbers by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2006)
The Renewal by Ms. Smooth -- (August 6, 2006)
Remembering by Stephanie Ambrose -- (August 6, 2006)
Carrying Your Burden Because I Love You by Miss Brito -- (August 6, 2006)
If You Love Me by Miss Brito -- (August 6, 2006)
Whatever Remains of Me by Miss Brito -- (August 6, 2006)
Black Expressions by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2006)
No Shame by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2006)
Shake Me by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2006)
Today by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2006)
Waiting by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2006)
My Sister-My Brother by Minz -- (August 6, 2006)
What I Could Do by Minz -- (August 6, 2006)
A Poet's Heart by Stormy Monday -- (August 6, 2006)
He is Just a Friend by Stormy Monday -- (August 6, 2006)
It's 2 am, What the Hell! by Stormy Monday -- (August 6, 2006)
Waiting by Stormy Monday -- (August 6, 2006)
Fondness by Tierra Edwards -- (August 6, 2006)
Mr.'s by Tierra Edwards -- (August 6, 2006)
Rediscovered Treasur by Tierra Edwards -- (August 6, 2006)
A Tip On Failure! by Robby Williams, Sr. -- (August 6, 2006)
The Hands That Binds! by Robby Williams, Sr. -- (August 6, 2006)
I Hate Love by Mskeneshie -- (August 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
She by Mskeneshie -- (August 6, 2006)
Copasetic by Kiss of Mahogany -- (August 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Yielding by Kiss of Mahogany -- (August 6, 2006)
Once Upon a Time by Charley -- (August 6, 2006)
The Difference in People by Charley -- (August 6, 2006)
Venus' Flytrap by Charley -- (August 6, 2006)
When You Love Somebody by Charley -- (August 6, 2006)
I Let Him Go by Brownsugab42000 -- (August 6, 2006)
Untitled by Sherrell Faythe -- (August 6, 2006)
Untitled by Sherrell Faythe -- (August 6, 2006)
A Cat Named Ray by Doug Holloway -- (August 6, 2006)
Belly Jelly by ForestRose -- (August 6, 2006)
So You Wanna Get Next To This? by ForestRose -- (August 6, 2006)
The Abuse I Gave Up On by ForestRose -- (August 6, 2006)

July 2006

Man Up! by Robby Williams Sr. -- (July 5, 2006)
The Word of God by Robby Williams Sr. -- (July 5, 2006)
Mistakes by SeducedSinsuality -- (July 5, 2006)
Of Small Things by Arnikka -- (July 5, 2006)
The Good Guy P.S.A. by M.H. The Doc -- (July 5, 2006)
I Am by Tierra Edwards -- (July 5, 2006)
In or Out by Tierra Edwards -- (July 5, 2006)
Flesh and Blood by P. Johnson -- (July 5, 2006)
You by P. Johnson -- (July 5, 2006)
Baby Can I Get In, Someplace by ForestRose -- (July 5, 2006)
I Miss The Way by ForestRose -- (July 5, 2006)
Me Don't Like Halloween! by ForestRose -- (July 5, 2006)
Heart N Mind by EnspyreMe -- (July 5, 2006)
Slave Ship by EnspyreMe -- (July 5, 2006)
The Pot by EnspyreMe -- (July 5, 2006)
The Great Homeless Poet by Bam -- (July 5, 2006)
Playa Mentality/From a Sista by Blackheaven -- (July 5, 2006)
The Unknown by Blackheaven -- (July 5, 2006)
For Father's Day by LaMesha L. Craft -- (July 5, 2006)
I Fear Her by Dennis Lee -- (July 5, 2006)
Thoughts On A Day Off... by Dennis Lee -- (July 5, 2006)
Fallen Petals by Ursula Thomas -- (July 5, 2006)
The Battle by Ursula Thomas -- (July 5, 2006)
He Had Not The Nerve To Say Good-Bye by Charley -- (July 5, 2006)
Preachers and Politics (One) by Catherinebutterfly -- (July 5, 2006)
Preachers and Politics (Two) by Catherinebutterfly -- (July 5, 2006)
Preachers and Politics (Three) by Catherinebutterfly -- (July 5, 2006)
My Sons! by Catherinebutterfly -- (July 5, 2006)
Illicit by ADDicted -- (July 5, 2006)
Look at the Hypocrite in Third Row by Alena Harris -- (July 13, 2006)
Lost and Found by Alena Harris -- (July 5, 2006)
Oops. My Insecurities Are Showing by Alena Harris -- (July 5, 2006)
True Friend by Beautifulvoice3 -- (July 5, 2006)
Beauty by Doug Holloway -- (July 5, 2006)
I'm A Believer by Doug Holloway -- (July 5, 2006)
What Is A Friend? by Doug Holloway -- (July 5, 2006)
Silent Attack by ESN -- (July 5, 2006)
Achilles Heel by Subconscious -- (July 5, 2006)
Daily Confinements In Life Have Me Wondering by Subconscious -- (July 5, 2006)
Love Story by Lady Rel -- (July 5, 2006)
My Almond Joy (Almond Eyed Boy) by Lady Rel -- (July 5, 2006)
Sssshhh by Lady Rel -- (July 5, 2006)
Cheikh To Mars by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (July 5, 2006)
Crystal Gloom by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (July 5, 2006)
Hearing With My Eyes (1) by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (July 5, 2006)
Song Blow by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (July 5, 2006)
Song of Seduction by Joyce Oscar -- (July 5, 2006)
The Perfect Stranger by Joyce Oscar -- (July 5, 2006)
A Letter to an Inmate by Kennie -- (July 5, 2006)
Mz. by Kennie -- (July 5, 2006)
One Night by Kennie -- (July 5, 2006)
Southern Fried Sexy by Kennie -- (July 5, 2006)
Am I Still That Lazy--In Salute to Malcolm by Zamounde the Footstepper -- (July 5, 2006)
A Man Isn't If He Isn't by Shakespear1 -- (July 5, 2006)
A Message To My Brother With Love by Shakespear1 -- (July 5, 2006)
Chandra-Cimone -(Acrostic) by Shakespear1 -- (July 5, 2006)
Untitled (Adult Content) by Shakespear1 -- (July 5, 2006)
Love For My Mother by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (July 5, 2006)
Sanctuary by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (July 5, 2006)
Mass Murderer by Evangelist -- (July 5, 2006)
Speak The Word by Evangelist -- (July 5, 2006)
Understand by Evangelist -- (July 5, 2006)
583 by Walter Rooks -- (July 5, 2006)
Mama Gave Him A Plate and Five Dollars Days Back by Walter Rooks -- (July 5, 2006)
Rainproof by Walter Rooks -- (July 5, 2006)
Black Man by Yonette Nicola -- (July 5, 2006)
Blissful Thinking by Yonette Nicola -- (July 5, 2006)
Da Cocoa Tree by Yonette Nicola -- (July 5, 2006)
My Body by Yonette Nicola -- (July 5, 2006)
A Word to the Smooth Brotha by Brown-Eyed Girl -- (July 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Open Mic by Brown-Eyed Girl -- (July 5, 2006)
Final Goodbye, Time For Closure by Nikki R. Holmes -- (July 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
What's Mine, What's Yours by Nikki R. Holmes -- (July 5, 2006)
Genuflection on a Woman’s Back by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (July 5, 2006)
Genuflection on the Head of a Baby by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (July 5, 2006)
I Believe in Muses by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (July 5, 2006)
June 2006

Cherish by Ursula Thomas -- (June 8, 2006)
The Bandage by Ursula Thomas -- (June 8, 2006)
Walking With A Purpose by Ursula Thomas -- (June 8, 2006)
Loving Me...Finally by Ebony Queen -- (June 8, 2006)
Expecting by Keena Diaspora -- (June 8, 2006)
Orphans by Keena Diaspora -- (June 8, 2006)
Where Are Their Mothers? by Keena Diaspora -- (June 8, 2006)
A Fool In Love by Ande'Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (June 8, 2006)
Day in Church by Catherine Prater -- (June 8, 2006)
Innocence by Catherine Prater -- (June 8, 2006)
Oprah's Legends Ball by Catherine Prater -- (June 8, 2006)
Poetry Flavor by Miss Candi -- (June 8, 2006)
This Is My Life by Miss Candi -- (June 8, 2006)
Unique by Miss Candi -- (June 8, 2006)
Ghetto Song by ADDicted -- (June 8, 2006)
Patri…who? by ADDicted -- (June 8, 2006)
To My Son by ADDicted -- (June 8, 2006)
Black List by Tichaona Chinyelu -- (June 8, 2006)
i be by Tichaona Chinyelu -- (June 8, 2006)
The Men In My Life by Tichaona Chinyelu -- (June 8, 2006)
Do You by Mskeneshie -- (June 8, 2006)
On This Our Wedding Day by Mskeneshie -- (June 8, 2006)
What Scares Me by Mskeneshie -- (June 8, 2006)
Love by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (June 8, 2006)
Spiritual Breaths Of Living Waters by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (June 8, 2006)
Sweet Love by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (June 8, 2006)
Tribute To Mutabaruka by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (June 8, 2006)
Living A Lie by dah -- (June 8, 2006)
Mind's Eye by dah -- (June 8, 2006)
The Old Ways by dah -- (June 8, 2006)
The Womb Of Woman by dah -- (June 8, 2006)
Just One Word by Dominica -- (June 8, 2006)
Oh... by Dominica -- (June 8, 2006)
My Freedom by Dominica -- (June 8, 2006)
Potentially Ready by Dominica -- (June 8, 2006)
Political Picnic by Josephine Dixon-Banks -- (June 8, 2006)
The Bill, For The Bill of Rights by Josephine Dixon-Banks -- (June 8, 2006)
Weaponized Freedom by Josephine Dixon-Banks -- (June 8, 2006)
Cry World Cry by 1st Poet -- (June 8, 2006)
I Deserve To Be Free by 1st Poet -- (June 8, 2006)
White Picket Fence by 1st Poet -- (June 8, 2006)
Willie Lynch Didn't Lie by Carlton Scott -- (June 8, 2006)
Catfish Delight (Epulaeryu) by Samuel Black -- (June 8, 2006)
Racial Profiling Trilogy (Senryu Series) by Samuel Black -- (June 8, 2006)
So Near Yet So Far by Samuel Black -- (June 8, 2006)
The Middle Passage by Samuel Black -- (June 8, 2006)
Billie, Ella & Nina by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (June 8, 2006)
Spank by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (June 8, 2006)
Precious Gift by RRP -- (June 8, 2006)
Soul Mate by RRP -- (June 8, 2006)
We Danced by RRP -- (June 8, 2006)
Black Boy Lost by Shakespear1 -- (June 8, 2006)
Peace of Mind by Shakespear1 -- (June 8, 2006)
Sorry, Not Politically Correct by Shakespear1 -- (June 8, 2006)
The Womb of Mind by Shakespear1 -- (June 8, 2006)
Gotta Make This Poem Cry by Shakespear1 -- (June 8, 2006)
Who's The Daddy? by Shakespear1 -- (June 8, 2006)
A Wild Trip by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
Black is the Color of My True Love by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
Free Your Mind by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
King Of Fools by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
Redbone by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
The Rapist (Mildly Erotic) by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
Why I Write by Shakespear1 -- (June 18, 2006)
May 2006

Enslaved by Orin Griffin -- (May 1, 2006)
Hurricane Katrina by Orin Griffin -- (May 1, 2006)
Salvation by Orin Griffin -- (May 1, 2006)
When I Look Back by Orin Griffin -- (May 1, 2006)
Warrior by Samantha McGraw -- (May 1, 2006)
Bloody Words of Love by Breezyage -- (May 1, 2006)
Sea of Faces by Breezyage -- (May 1, 2006)
Untitled by Samantha Knox -- (May 1, 2006)
In The Still Of The Night by Darrell 1LV Mills -- (May 1, 2006)
Whispers In The Lens by JOB I AM -- (May 1, 2006)
I See Thru by Lone Peasant -- (May 1, 2006)
Little Jessica by Lone Peasant -- (May 1, 2006)
Rosa by Lone Peasant -- (May 1, 2006)
Wings by Lone Peasant -- (May 1, 2006)
My Proposal by Golden Collegiate -- (May 1, 2006)
Who Colored Your Scream? by J Rice -- (May 1, 2006)
Cry On by Sistah Kenya -- (May 1, 2006)
Butterfly In The Moonlight by Nerissa -- (May 1, 2006)
Seeking Black Queen Only by Yonette Nicola -- (May 1, 2006)
Thank You by Jason Jones -- (May 1, 2006)
To Me You Are by Jason Jones -- (May 1, 2006)
What Is Life by Jason Jones -- (May 1, 2006)
The Projects by Christopher J. Holmes -- (May 1, 2006)
Turning The Other Cheek by Christopher J. Holmes -- (May 1, 2006)
My Son Turned 21 Today by Shawn Fugett -- (May 1, 2006)
Son of Gotham by Hakim -- (May 1, 2006)
In Your Arms by Alena Harris -- (May 1, 2006)
Single Woman by Alena Harris -- (May 1, 2006)
Unfortunately I Know by Alena Harris -- (May 1, 2006)
Necromancers of Negritude by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (May 1, 2006)
Because God Is by John D. Evans -- (May 1, 2006)
Burning Ends by John D. Evans -- (May 1, 2006)
Your Honor, God by John D. Evans -- (May 1, 2006)
I'm Humbled by Donna Mallett -- (May 1, 2006)
Intimacy Appreciated by Donna Mallett -- (May 1, 2006)
God Is Faithful To His Women! by Donna Mallett -- (May 1, 2006)
Oh Sister by Donna Mallett -- (May 1, 2006)
Beauty and the Brotha by Blackheaven -- (May 1, 2006)
New Home by Bam -- (May 1, 2006)
Dance For Me by Kingsley Momoh -- (May 1, 2006)
Reflecting on Simplier Times by Rev. Peter Addo -- (May 1, 2006)
Black Brother, Black Sister by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 1, 2006)
I Am So Glad (Empty Tomb) by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 1, 2006)
It Takes Courage by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 1, 2006)
Where Is My Brother Willie? by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 1, 2006)
Can I Kiss You? by ADDicted -- (May 1, 2006)
Daddy's Little Girl by ADDicted -- (May 1, 2006)
Papi Chulo by ADDicted -- (May 1, 2006)
Pearline by Zaki -- (May 1, 2006)
Never Let Them Know by Berthony Poux -- (May 1, 2006)
She-Devil Part II by Berthony Poux -- (May 1, 2006)
Release the Past Embrace the Future by Dilys D'Gold -- (May 1, 2006)
Can't Stop Loving You (Chandracimone Challenge) by Shakespear1 -- (May 1, 2006)
Lessons From Mother (An Honorariam) by Shakespear1 -- (May 1, 2006)
Total Triple Darkness by Shakespear1 -- (May 1, 2006)
My Soul Cries Out For Justice by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (May 1, 2006)
New World Slaughter by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (May 1, 2006)
Satan's Dream by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (May 1, 2006)
Stolen Souls by ESN -- (May 1, 2006)
April 2006

Masai by Bruce Muench -- (April 3, 2006)
Black Woman Silver Tears by Zymone B. -- (April 3, 2006)
Drink Water With Me by Zymone B. -- (April 3, 2006)
Queen by Zymone B. -- (April 3, 2006)
Bury The Niggah by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (April 3, 2006)
On Age by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (April 3, 2006)
Remembering by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (April 3, 2006)
Riding the Silver Meter by Mumina Bint As-Sunni -- (April 3, 2006)
Guilty As Charged! by Tha Emissary -- (April 3, 2006)
A Letter to Rosa (One) by Catherinebutterfly -- (April 3, 2006)
A Letter to Rosa (Two) by Catherinebutterfly -- (April 3, 2006)
Coretta Scott King: 1927-2006 by Catherinebutterfly -- (April 3, 2006)
Coretta Scott King (Two) by Catherinebutterfly -- (April 3, 2006)
Extravaganzas 2006 by Catherinebutterfly -- (April 3, 2006)
Evolution Of A Nonconformist by Aria Nicole -- (April 3, 2006)
Kind Of Blue by Aria Nicole -- (April 3, 2006)
A Poem for Paul by Denni Cravins -- (April 3, 2006)
My Warrior King by Denni Cravins -- (April 3, 2006)
As I Walk On By by Lisa Gardenia -- (April 3, 2006)
Salvation Free (Didn't He Know?) by Lisa Gardenia -- (April 3, 2006)
Black History by ADDicted -- (April 3, 2006)
Pork-eating Muslim by ADDicted -- (April 3, 2006)
Strobe Light Thing by ADDicted -- (April 3, 2006)
My People by "dah" -- (April 3, 2006)
Why Am I Poor by "dah" -- (April 3, 2006)
Zero Hour by "dah" -- (April 3, 2006)
Eyesee by Sherrell Faythe -- (April 3, 2006)
Overcome by Sherrell Faythe -- (April 3, 2006)
A Good Start by Real4me -- (April 3, 2006)
Intrigued by KismetButtafly -- (April 3, 2006)
Black Tears by 1st Poet -- (April 7, 2006)
Mr. Militant Man by 1st Poet -- (April 7, 2006)
Elegance by 1st Poet -- (April 3, 2006)
Genealogy by 1st Poet -- (April 3, 2006)
Honor by 1st Poet -- (April 3, 2006)
A Woman of Color by Sinsaysion -- (April 3, 2006)
Sexual Bliss by Sinsaysion -- (April 3, 2006)
He Was by Sinsaysion -- (April 3, 2006)
It's March Now by Nikki Skies -- (April 3, 2006)
Single Mother & White by Nikki Skies -- (April 3, 2006)
I Want You by Turnice -- (April 3, 2006)
Balcony Scene by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 3, 2006)
LockeDown by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 3, 2006)
UnSung by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 3, 2006)
Unreal by Stephanie Angelique -- (April 3, 2006)
We Are the Casualties of Your War by Stephanie Angelique -- (April 3, 2006)
PhenoMENal by Alyce -- (April 3, 2006)
Love, Desire, and Soul by Realityis -- (April 3, 2006)
American De-MOCK-cracy by K. S. McNeil -- (April 3, 2006)
Pain by K. S. McNeil -- (April 3, 2006)
Untitled? Feelings by K. S. McNeil -- (April 3, 2006)
Stolen Moments by Chelebey -- (April 3, 2006)
Crispus Attucks Melody…American Liberty by Samuel Black -- (April 3, 2006)
Family Reunion Get Down (Epulaeryu) by Samuel Black -- (April 3, 2006)
Sista (Haiku) by Samuel Black -- (April 3, 2006)
Special Prayer For Victims Of Katrina by Samuel Black -- (April 3, 2006)
American Black by D. Sekou -- (April 3, 2006)
Days of Procrastination pt i & ii by D. Sekou -- (April 3, 2006)
Leader's Prayer by D. Sekou -- (April 3, 2006)
The Dignity of Vision by Osofaddo -- (April 3, 2006)
Frownland by Dennis Lee -- (April 3, 2006)
Mother Earth's Revenge by Dennis Lee -- (April 3, 2006)
The Old Family Album by Dennis Lee -- (April 3, 2006)
Everyday...My Way by Constance M. Williams -- (April 3, 2006)
Blackman Vision by Anwar Aswad Amir -- (April 3, 2006)
Be A Father by Christopher J. Holmes -- (April 3, 2006)
My Life by Christopher J. Holmes -- (April 3, 2006)
Pulpit Hypocrites by Christopher J. Holmes -- (April 3, 2006)
The Death Of Me by Christopher J. Holmes -- (April 3, 2006)
Deconstructing Perfection by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 3, 2006)
He’s Gotta Have It by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 3, 2006)
When We Vibe by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 3, 2006)
Written Invitation by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 3, 2006)
Dreams of Infidelity by Jackie Williams -- (April 3, 2006)
If It's Not an Issue... by Jackie Williams -- (April 3, 2006)
Rhapsody in Jealousy by Jackie Williams -- (April 3, 2006)
Back In The Day by Shakespear1 -- (April 3, 2006)
For My Angel by Shakespear1 -- (April 3, 2006)
I Hate That Word: B I T C H !!! by Shakespear1 -- (April 3, 2006)
What Makes A Great Man? by Shakespear1 -- (April 3, 2006)
Sexual Healing by Freemind -- (April 3, 2006)
Gnashing My Teeth by Rain -- (April 3, 2006)
Hands On The Clock by Rain -- (April 3, 2006)
Young Dad by Rain -- (April 3, 2006)
Drug Addict: Analyzing a Woman by Qiana -- (April 3, 2006)
The Limit by Qiana -- (April 3, 2006)
Tongue Machete by Qiana -- (April 3, 2006)
Remember Promise of Love by Brother Debuff -- (April 3, 2006)
And You Wonder Why I Hate You by Passionate -- (April 3, 2006)
Simply Delicious by Passionate -- (April 3, 2006)
A Suitcase Full of Laughs by Walter Rooks -- (April 3, 2006)
Karma by Walter Rooks -- (April 3, 2006)
Love Miles by Walter Rooks -- (April 3, 2006)
Why, When I Have You? by Walter Rooks -- (April 3, 2006)
March 2006

I Was Wondering by Devon Groomes -- (March 8, 2006)
Was it Good? by Devon Groomes -- (March 8, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
She Loves Trash by Christopher J. Holmes -- (March 6, 2006)
The New KKK by Christopher J. Holmes -- (March 6, 2006)
The Race Card by Christopher J. Holmes -- (March 6, 2006)
Old Impression by Tonya -- (March 6, 2006)
Talk Now (Fight Against Racism) by Tonya -- (March 6, 2006)
Willie Mae From Alabama by Tonya -- (March 6, 2006)
Tears From A Dying Continent by ESN -- (March 6, 2006)
A Love Story by Shakespear1 -- (March 6, 2006)
Homesick by Shakespear1 -- (March 6, 2006)
No Title, Just A Passing Thought by Shakespear1 -- (March 6, 2006)
It's Elementary by Russell "Witness" Nichols -- (March 6, 2006)
The Masquerade Ball by Russell "Witness" Nichols -- (March 6, 2006)
The Unknown Integer by Russell "Witness" Nichols -- (March 6, 2006)
My Brother's Pain by Nika Cruce -- (March 6, 2006)
The Rise of King Shaka by Patricia Gomes -- (March 6, 2006)
Her Solitude by Dennis Lee -- (March 6, 2006)
Tannika's Rise by Dennis Lee -- (March 6, 2006)
My Own Funeral by Daz Amaru -- (March 6, 2006)
New Born by Zaki -- (March 6, 2006)
An Important Meeting With Her by Sophia Sewell-Ba -- (March 6, 2006)
The A-Z Infatuation and Love by Sophia Sewell-Ba -- (March 6, 2006)
My Midnight Snack by AKO -- (March 6, 2006)
Boy Problems by Qiana -- (March 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Love and Hate by Qiana -- (March 6, 2006)
Standing There: At The Altar of Love by Qiana -- (March 6, 2006)
Beautiful by Jeanne Asha Lemba -- (March 6, 2006)
Loving Me Is Hard by Jeanne Asha Lemba -- (March 6, 2006)
Private Schools by Jeanne Asha Lemba -- (March 6, 2006)
Can You Fill the Void? by Alena Harris -- (March 6, 2006)
I Have Loved You From Afar by Alena Harris -- (March 6, 2006)
The Calm Before the Storm by Alena Harris -- (March 6, 2006)
Seeds That Were Planted by Ronald Keith, Riley -- (March 6, 2006)
Puppet Master by Katina McRae -- (March 6, 2006)
Coated by Passionate -- (March 6, 2006)
Lies by Passionate -- (March 6, 2006)
My Chocolate Muse by Passionate -- (March 6, 2006)
Caught Up In the Moment by SolePurpose -- (March 6, 2006)
This Is Not A Love Poem by SolePurpose -- (March 6, 2006)
A Love Poem by Sinsaysion -- (March 6, 2006)
And You Call Me Conceited by Sinsaysion -- (March 6, 2006)
Suicide by Sinsaysion -- (March 6, 2006)
The Essence of Love by Sinsaysion -- (March 6, 2006)
Insane by TiaDee -- (March 6, 2006)
Victim of Society by Xavier Damone -- (March 6, 2006)
Strumpets Play by Walter Rooks -- (March 6, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
The Breath of Him Now by Walter Rooks -- (March 6, 2006)
We Wait for Spring by Walter Rooks -- (March 6, 2006)
A Long and Mighty Walk by John D. Evans -- (March 6, 2006)
Quiet Strength by John D. Evans -- (March 6, 2006)
The Soul of Sam by John D. Evans -- (March 6, 2006)
Hieronymous (Sacred or Holy) by F.W.I.H -- (March 6, 2006)
Remembrances by F.W.I.H -- (March 6, 2006)
The Hatred When I Woke by F.W.I.H -- (March 6, 2006)
I Can Just About See Me Now by Charley -- (March 6, 2006)
Is There Someone There For Me? by Charley -- (March 6, 2006)
See The Strange And Tragic Shapes Of Life by Christopher Barnes -- (March 6, 2006)
Separation by Christopher Barnes -- (March 6, 2006)
The Woman Of The Changing Angles by Christopher Barnes -- (March 6, 2006)
More Than... by Lawrence Christopher -- (March 6, 2006)
In My Dreams by Kkhat -- (March 6, 2006)
Coretta Scott King by Eve Hall -- (March 6, 2006)

February 2006

How Far Down? by Adrienne Folmar -- (February 5, 2006)
Mirror by Adrienne Folmar -- (February 5, 2006)
Rat Race by Adrienne Folmar -- (February 5, 2006)
Lost Sisters by Realityis -- (February 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Please, Don't Say Another Word by Realityis -- (February 5, 2006)
Aftermath by Ladi Jarmon -- (February 5, 2006)
Butterfly Love by Ladi Jarmon -- (February 5, 2006)
For I Am A Black Mother by Ladi Jarmon -- (February 5, 2006)
Wonder by Ladi Jarmon -- (February 5, 2006)
15 Minutes by Stacia Love -- (February 5, 2006)
Lost Little Girl by Trughettoprincess -- (February 5, 2006)
Could It Be You by Zekita Tucker -- (February 5, 2006)
For The Struggle by Zekita Tucker -- (February 5, 2006)
The Land Of Explicit Beauty by Zekita Tucker -- (February 5, 2006)
Choco Beautiful (The First Meeting) by AariesLejawn -- (February 5, 2006)
All by Myself by Cyera -- (February 5, 2006)
A Man's Sorry by Cyera -- (February 5, 2006)
Him I See by Cyera -- (February 5, 2006)
Like a Diamond by Cyera -- (February 5, 2006)
Chance Meeting by LykeButta -- (February 5, 2006)
Lovely Intoxication by LykeButta -- (February 5, 2006)
The Essence Of You by LykeButta -- (February 5, 2006)
A Man In The Sand... by L. Braddy -- (February 5, 2006)
Poem for Stanley "Tookie" Williams by Marquitta S. Bey -- (February 5, 2006)
War On Terror by Steven S. Fields -- (February 5, 2006)
Legerdemain by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (February 5, 2006)
Black Sugar by Rodney Wilson -- (February 5, 2006)
Sensuous Woman by Judith A. Middlebrooks -- (February 5, 2006)
I Talk to Myself Sometimes by J. Griot -- (February 5, 2006)
Air of Melody by Mr. Frankie Peebles -- (February 5, 2006)
Bound -- I Am Not by Lyrical Aku -- (February 5, 2006)
Lyrically Put by Lyrical Aku -- (February 5, 2006)
My Light by Lyrical Aku -- (February 5, 2006)
Lasso by Tubal Cain -- (February 5, 2006)
Serenade by Tubal Cain -- (February 5, 2006)
Striptease by Tubal Cain -- (February 5, 2006)
What Will Your Legacy Be? by P. Newman-Harris -- (February 5, 2006)
Who Said Life is Fair? by P. Newman-Harris -- (February 5, 2006)
Broken Wings by Tracey Mansfield -- (February 5, 2006)
Sweet 16 by Tracey Mansfield -- (February 5, 2006)
The Collaboration of Accusations and Anger by Tracey Mansfield -- (February 5, 2006)
I Am Fearless by Q. R. Jackson -- (February 5, 2006)
The Truth by Q. R. Jackson -- (February 5, 2006)
My Children, My Children by Nlite101 -- (February 5, 2006)
Imagine Nation by OldSoul -- (February 5, 2006)
Help Me by Myrrh -- (February 5, 2006)
Lou Yall by Zamounde the Footstepper -- (February 5, 2006)
Prurient by Stephanie Ambrose -- (February 5, 2006)
Revelation by KeKe Evans -- (February 5, 2006)
They Say... by KeKe Evans -- (February 5, 2006)
This Is America(?) by Rodger L. Hilliard -- (February 5, 2006)
Untitled by Rodger L. Hilliard -- (February 5, 2006)
“What Kanye Said” by Rodger L. Hilliard -- (February 5, 2006)
Rewrite by Jazerai -- (February 5, 2006)
S:He by Jazerai -- (February 5, 2006)
I Write by Renee Ahmad -- (February 5, 2006)
What's Happening by Amina Asha -- (February 5, 2006)
She Touched Herself by Alyce -- (February 5, 2006)
Was The Rainbow Enuff? by Alyce -- (February 5, 2006)
Ancestors by Qiana -- (February 5, 2006)
Lend Me Your Eyes by Qiana -- (February 5, 2006)
Searching by Qiana -- (February 5, 2006)
Unfaithful by Qiana -- (February 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Amira IV by Zaki -- (February 5, 2006)
Seven Incarnate by Zaki -- (February 5, 2006)
Sickness and Loss by Nana Yeboaa -- (February 5, 2006)
Houseguests by Shamontiel -- (February 5, 2006)
My Messenger by Shamontiel -- (February 5, 2006)
Haiku: The Naked Truth by Daisy -- (February 5, 2006)
The Decision by Daisy -- (February 5, 2006)
African Village Nice Breakfast (Tanka) by Samuel Black -- (February 5, 2006)
B. B. King Plays The Blues by Samuel Black -- (February 5, 2006)
James Brown Trilogy (Senryu Series) by Samuel Black -- (February 5, 2006)
Heart Full of Grace by Helen Losse -- (February 2, 2006)

January 2006

Rosa by Saleem -- (January 10, 2006)
Anthony (Cement & Blood: The Bullet of a .38 Gun) by Joasha Lemba -- (January 10, 2006)
Black Girls Learn Love Hard by Joasha Lemba -- (January 10, 2006)
You by Joasha Lemba -- (January 10, 2006)
Country Love by Kimberly Michelle-theory -- (January 10, 2006)
My Country and I by Twinkle -- (January 10, 2006)
Anguish by Poetic Freedom -- (January 10, 2006)
It's Not Me You See... by Poetic Freedom -- (January 10, 2006)
I've Been Played...But I've Learned The Game by Poetic Freedom -- (January 10, 2006)
Engaging Me by MTK -- (January 10, 2006)
Away by Yosha Bailey -- (January 10, 2006)
The Blackest Blues by Yosha Bailey -- (January 10, 2006)
Who Are You? by Preciouzjewel -- (January 10, 2006)
Brown by Sparkle -- (January 10, 2006)
Recognizing Greatness by Zalika -- (January 10, 2006)
Invisible No More (Haiku) by LaMesha L. Craft -- (January 10, 2006)
The Ocean (Haiku) by LaMesha L. Craft -- (January 10, 2006)
Through Poetry by LaMesha L. Craft -- (January 10, 2006)
Tainted...Divorced by LaMesha L. Craft -- (January 10, 2006)
Church, When They Had No Pianos by Helen Losse -- (January 15, 2006)
Eulogizing Rosa by Helen Losse -- (January 10, 2006)
Love Letter to My Future by Mskeneshie -- (January 10, 2006)
Thanksgiving by Mskeneshie -- (January 10, 2006)
You Remind Me Also by Mskeneshie -- (January 10, 2006)
Come Celebrate Your Great Legacy! by Karl A. Oglesby -- (January 10, 2006)
Dare To Be All You Can Be! by Karl A. Oglesby -- (January 10, 2006)
Black Woman by Karl A. Oglesby -- (January 10, 2006)
Half Blacks in London by Rain -- (January 10, 2006)
How Do You Spell Relief by Rain -- (January 10, 2006)
Killing Me With Lies by Rain -- (January 10, 2006)
Let Me Love You by Darcell Streeter -- (January 10, 2006)
Cuban Ties by Walter Rooks -- (January 10, 2006)
Nothing More by Walter Rooks -- (January 10, 2006)
Shadows by Walter Rooks -- (January 10, 2006)
A Soldier's Story by H.L. Nichols -- (January 10, 2006)
As Yet Untitled 99 by H.L. Nichols -- (January 10, 2006)
But Once by H.L. Nichols -- (January 10, 2006)
Hooked On You by H.L. Nichols -- (January 10, 2006)
I Wish by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (January 10, 2006)
Norm by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (January 10, 2006)
My Kinda Man by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (January 10, 2006)
A Long Look by Dominica -- (January 10, 2006)
Ramen Noodles and Bread by Nathaniel Booker -- (January 10, 2006)
Daymares and Nightdreams by Silk -- (January 10, 2006)
Playing Alone by Silk -- (January 10, 2006)
My "Have Mercy"... by Jahdess -- (January 10, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
How It's Gonna Be by Bradford J. Howard -- (January 10, 2006)
I'm Black Because I'm Beautiful by 1st Poet -- (January 10, 2006)
Queen by 1st Poet -- (January 10, 2006)
Soldiers Don't Cry by 1st Poet -- (January 10, 2006)
Resolutions by Eve Hall -- (January 10, 2006)
Discovery by Alice Parris -- (January 10, 2006)
A Question From You by Turnice -- (January 10, 2006)
In Dreams by Turnice -- (January 10, 2006)
Homeless Heart by Heartfelt Soule -- (January 10, 2006)
Inordinate Passion by Heartfelt Soule -- (January 10, 2006)
Kind Contempt by Heartfelt Soule -- (January 10, 2006)
Redemption by Heartfelt Soule -- (January 10, 2006)
Why I Love You by Quiet Dilemma -- (January 10, 2006)
Wildflower by Quiet Dilemma -- (January 10, 2006)
Now is the Time by Alia Aryn -- (January 10, 2006)
Perfection by Alia Aryn -- (January 10, 2006)
The Beatings by Alia Aryn -- (January 10, 2006)
A Dream That They Hold by Brother De Buff -- (January 10, 2006)
Danger Was Game Master Name by Brother De Buff -- (January 10, 2006)
Time Was a Fine Lady (But She Got Away) by Brother De Buff -- (January 10, 2006)


More poetry can be found in the archives.

Essays and Non-Fiction



December 2006

When A Player Gets Old by Shelly Brown -- (December 4, 2006)
Don’t Believe The Hype- Conservative Republicans Were Blown Out! by Rick Adams -- (December 4, 2006)


November 2006

More Flies with Honey: The Power of Good by John D. Evans -- (November 17, 2006)
Brer Rabbit and Ananse Stories from Africa: Looking At Ourselves In Ghana by Rev. Peter Addo -- (November 6, 2006)
Proverbs in African Narrative Theology: Looking At Ourselves In Africa: Ghana At 50 by Rev. Peter Addo -- (November 6, 2006)
Hope by Anthony Adeseye Adeniran -- (November 6, 2006)
Failure to Launch - Momma's Boys by Monie T. Jackson -- (November 6, 2006)
Why Am I Not Good Enough For You? by Monie T. Jackson -- (November 6, 2006)

October 2006

And Then There Was HIM…. The Hook Up by Lucy R. Hudson -- (October 2, 2006)
Legends and Legacies by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (October 2, 2006)
Regarding This Adventure: The Development and Production of a Special Detroit Black Theater Edition for Black Masks Magazine by David Rambeau -- (October 2, 2006)
Making New Brotherly Friends by Francisco -- (October 2, 2006)
September 2006

A Sunday Drive to Belle Isle by DivaWriter -- (September 5, 2006)
Some Things Never Change: Looking At Ourselves In Africa by Rev. P E Adotey Addo -- (September 5, 2006)
Is Justice Truly Blind by Doug Holloway -- (September 5, 2006)
Dixie by Doug Holloway -- (September 5, 2006)

August 2006

The End of An Era by Aria Nicole -- (August 6, 2006)
Quest For God: A Religious Journe by Rickey Hood -- (August 6, 2006)
The Power of Presentation by John D. Evans -- (August 6, 2006)
The Validity of Poetry by John D. Evans -- (August 6, 2006)
Was The Federal Government’s Response to White Supremacist Crime In The South
Between 1865 and 1910 A Betrayal of Black America?
by Miss Brito
-- (August 6, 2006)
I Am Not Old by YaYa -- (August 6, 2006)
Can A Big Girl Get Some Love? by Robyn McGee -- (August 6, 2006)
My Mother…My Brother…And Me by Doug Holloway -- (August 6, 2006)

July 2006

Urban Literature Redefined by G. Andi Rhos -- (July 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Negro Please!!!! by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (July 5, 2006)
Who Responsible??? by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (July 5, 2006)
One Tear by Doug Holloway -- (July 5, 2006)
Scared To Death by Trish Loucas -- (July 5, 2006)

June 2006

Dreaming -- A Commentary on Black Societal Success by Doug Holloway -- (June 5, 2006)
The Closet by Doug Holloway -- (June 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains explicit language.

May 2006

Reproduction of the New Breed Leaders by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (May 1, 2006)
The Evolution of Shawntae Harris by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (May 1, 2006)

April 2006

The Harlem Renaissance Poets and Musicians by Samuel Black -- (April 3, 2006)

March 2006

Mama: Our Gentle Giant by Trish Loucas -- (March 6, 2006)
A Coat of Arms by Doug Holloway -- (March 6, 2006)
Growing Up Grown by Doug Holloway -- (March 6, 2006)
We've Come A Long Way...Maybe by Doug Holloway -- (March 6, 2006)
Excerpt from "Age is Just a Number: Adventures in Online Dating" by D.S. White -- (March 6, 2006)
Let's Make It Personal by Donald Barbera -- (March 6, 2006)

February 2006

No Quick Fixes by Robyn McGee -- (February 5, 2006)
Le Feu dans le Ghetto by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (February 5, 2006)
Niggertude by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (February 5, 2006) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Life and Times of Brother Thelonious Monk by Samuel Black -- (February 5, 2006)

January 2006

True Freedom by Silk -- (January 10, 2006)





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