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Works Previously Featured on TimBookTu: January 2007 - September 2007



Fiction & Short
Stories
December 2007

Enoch - First Fruits by Dynah Jaysa Zale -- (December 5, 2007)
Beautiful Music by Nova C. Hooper -- (December 5, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.


November 2007

And That's the Name of That Tune by Johnnie Mitchell -- (November 5, 2007)
A Playful List by Vanessa Richardson -- (November 5, 2007)
So Be It by Vanessa Richardson -- (November 5, 2007)
The First Noelle by Vanessa Richardson -- (November 5, 2007)
Call Center Chaos by Chloe Barksdale -- (November 5, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.


October 2007

Wrong Way Willie - Willie Receives Bad News by Kojo Din Sekou -- (October 7, 2007)


September 2007

A New Dance by Nova C. Hooper -- (September 6, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Fire at the Grange's by Josette -- (September 6, 2007)
Checkpoint by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (September 6, 2007)
Into His Arms by Akoli Penoukou -- (September 6, 2007)
Heaven Scent by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (September 6, 2007)

August 2007

Peppermint & Gunpowder by Tony Bowers -- (August 6, 2007)
One Bold Sister” - Rewriting the Happy Ending by Jacque Turner -- (August 6, 2007)
An Excerpt from "When A Good Will Goes Bad" by Omar Scott -- (August 6, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Break A Leg by Shcomu -- (August 8, 2007)
Knowing When by Shcomu -- (August 8, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
Tease For Two by Shcomu -- (August 8, 2007)
Walking In The Night by Temba Magorimbo -- (August 8, 2007)
It Was Raining Outside by Vanessa Richardson -- (August 8, 2007)


July 2007

No submissions - Summer Break

June 2007

One Among The Dead by Temba Magorimbo -- (June 10, 2007)
Take My Dreams Home by Temba Magorimbo -- (June 10, 2007)
The Matter At Hand by Temba Magorimbo -- (June 10, 2007)
Art In Me by Kimberly Morgan -- (June 10, 2007)
Murder For Hire by Adwayne -- (June 10, 2007)
Daddy's Boy by Tony Lindsay -- (June 10, 2007)
Causeway by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (June 10, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.

May 2007

The Last Desperate Act by Kimberly M. Thompson -- (May 6, 2007)
Homeless Until November by C. N. Young -- (May 6, 2007)
Whose Fate? by C. N. Young -- (May 6, 2007)
A Morning Call by Shcomu -- (May 6, 2007)
Last Words by Shcomu -- (May 6, 2007) Advisory! Contains strong language.
What's in Vegas by Shcomu -- (May 6, 2007)
Birds Eye View by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (May 6, 2007)
How to Erase Your Mistakes by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (May 6, 2007) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Live To Remember - Chapter 1 by E. Person -- (May 6, 2007)

April 2007

Even Jesus Can't Save You by Henry Hardee -- (April 4, 2007)
Traps by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 4, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
The Break Up by M. B. Levine -- (April 4, 2007)
The Great Jay Thomas by Sam Letters -- (April 4, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.

March 2007

A Twist of Fate by Easy -- (March 7, 2007)
The Three Profiteers by Akoli Penoukou -- (March 5, 2007)
Was The Visitor Death? by Locs Of Fire -- (March 5, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
The Battle is Not Yours! by Chris L. Wright -- (March 5, 2007)
Popped (A Bus Ride Home) by Terry Clark -- (March 5, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.
February 2007

In Condosuela's Eyes by Sam Letters -- (February 5, 2007)
All I Got Is This Singing I Does by Henry Hardee -- (February 5, 2007)
In This Alley with Nothing by Henry Hardee -- (February 5, 2007)
The Queen of Walgreens by Henry Hardee -- (February 5, 2007)

January 2007

Immature, Selfish, Inconsiderate, Cheating Human by Tee! -- (January 8, 2007) Advisory! Contains explicit language.



More fiction can be found in the archives.



Poetry


December 2007

Options by C.J. Brooks -- (December 5, 2007)
The Dragon Slayer by Catherine Flowers -- (December 5, 2007)
A Month of Sundays by Hakim -- (December 5, 2007)
Trey-five Freestyle (aka: born day wishes) by Zaki -- (December 5, 2007)
Beautiful by Abbya -- (December 5, 2007)
Bird of Dawn by Abbya -- (December 5, 2007)
Walking the Beach with the Poetess by Abbya -- (December 5, 2007)
Broken Seal by LaKesha Jenkins -- (December 5, 2007)
Destined by LaKesha Jenkins -- (December 5, 2007)
Diminished Capacity by LaKesha Jenkins -- (December 5, 2007)
My Business by John D. Evans -- (December 5, 2007)
Original Man by John D. Evans -- (December 5, 2007)
Deep Inside of Me by Queen Unique -- (December 5, 2007)
I Am in Love With You by Queen Unique -- (December 5, 2007)
Fit the Bill by Queen Unique -- (December 5, 2007)
Black Man's Pledge of Allegiance by 1st Poet -- (December 5, 2007)
Oh Peace by 1st Poet -- (December 5, 2007)
What Is It about My Beautiful Black Skin by 1st Poet -- (December 5, 2007)
Missin' You Brotha by LykeButta -- (December 5, 2007)
Complete by Turnice -- (December 5, 2007)
Him by Turnice -- (December 5, 2007)
Christ Is Not Sale by Testimonee -- (December 5, 2007)
Judgment (Four) by Catherinebutterfly -- (December 5, 2007)
Judgment (Three) by Catherinebutterfly -- (December 5, 2007)
Phobias by Catherinebutterfly -- (December 5, 2007)
The Trees Has Become Your God by Catherinebutterfly -- (December 5, 2007)
Just My Imagination by Monie T. Jackson -- (December 5, 2007)
This Day by Monie T. Jackson -- (December 5, 2007)
The 24 Year-Old Orphan by Dynah Jaysa Zale -- (December 5, 2007)
Dark Windows by Christopher Barnes -- (December 5, 2007)
Dated Letter Thoroughly Hated by Christopher Barnes -- (December 5, 2007)
Dawning-On by Christopher Barnes -- (December 5, 2007)

November 2007

Equality by Nicole M. Stevenson -- (November 5, 2007)
A Kiss by the Street Lamp by Abbia Udofia -- (November 5, 2007)
As Always by Abbia Udofia -- (November 5, 2007)
Fragile by Abbia Udofia -- (November 5, 2007)
When I Say I Love You by Abbia Udofia -- (November 5, 2007)
Binging & Purging by LaKesha Jenkins -- (November 5, 2007)
Decadence Deceased by LaKesha Jenkins -- (November 5, 2007)
Returns by LaKesha Jenkins -- (November 5, 2007)
The Cliche Letter: To Everyone and No One in Particular by YBJane? -- (November 5, 2007)
Naturally by LykeButta -- (November 5, 2007)
Queen Bee - An Ode To Jill Scott by LykeButta -- (November 5, 2007)
The Night Before by LykeButta -- (November 5, 2007)
Uncertainty by LykeButta -- (November 5, 2007)
Tha First by Nadra Enzi -- (November 5, 2007)
Unfinished by Turnice -- (November 5, 2007)
Talking To The Doctor by Rev. P E Adotey Addo -- (November 5, 2007)
...And My Soul Cried Out by Nathaniel Booker, SR -- (November 5, 2007)
Untitled by Lone Peasant -- (November 5, 2007)
The Rain by Stephanie Ambrose -- (November 5, 2007)
Some Other Crowd by Alice Parris -- (November 5, 2007)
I Hear The Ancestors by 1st Poet -- (November 5, 2007)
Dancer by Christopher Barnes -- (November 5, 2007)
Episode by Christopher Barnes -- (November 5, 2007)
Mistress by Christopher Barnes -- (November 5, 2007)
Mothballed by Christopher Barnes -- (November 5, 2007)
The D.N.A. by Catherinebutterfly -- (November 5, 2007)
Unto The Underground Railroad (Part One) by Catherinebutterfly -- (November 5, 2007)
Unto The Underground Railroad (Part Two) by Catherinebutterfly -- (November 5, 2007)
Unto The Underground Railroad (Part Three) by Catherinebutterfly -- (November 5, 2007)
Believe by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (November 5, 2007)
Stagnant Water Stinks by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (November 5, 2007)
Teach Him, Don't Mistreat Him by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (November 5, 2007)
Back in the Dayz by Jeanine Gail Wilson -- (November 5, 2007) Advisory! Contains strong language.
Fatherless by Jeanine Gail Wilson -- (November 5, 2007)
Necture by Jeanine Gail Wilson -- (November 5, 2007)
Wilted Flowers by Jeanine Gail Wilson -- (November 5, 2007)
Heads Up (Seventh Heaven) by Samuel Black -- (November 5, 2007)
In His Infinite Wisdom by Carmen -- (November 5, 2007)

October 2007

Confidently in the Direction of My Dreams by Queen Unique -- (October 7, 2007)
We Reversed Our Struggle by Queen Unique -- (October 7, 2007)
MySpace by Shawna L. Cohen -- (October 7, 2007)
Your Pain, Mine by Soyini Denise Liburd -- (October 7, 2007)
Haters by BlackQueen -- (October 7, 2007) Advisory! Contains some strong language.
Not Quite Clear by Alena Harris -- (October 7, 2007)
Extinquished Candle by LaKesha Jenkins -- (October 7, 2007)
Stranger by LaKesha Jenkins -- (October 7, 2007)
Used To Know You... by LaKesha Jenkins -- (October 7, 2007)
Where by LaKesha Jenkins -- (October 7, 2007)
Make It Better by John D. Evans -- (October 7, 2007)
Free Mychal Bell by John D. Evans -- (October 7, 2007)
On Nine Eleven by John D. Evans -- (October 7, 2007)
Somebody Tell Me by John D. Evans -- (October 7, 2007)
Save Me by TiaDee -- (October 7, 2007)
Think (CMB) by TiaDee -- (October 7, 2007)
Trying...Without You by TiaDee -- (October 7, 2007)
A New Beginning by Turnice -- (October 7, 2007)
Reminisce by Turnice -- (October 7, 2007)
Tell Me by Turnice -- (October 7, 2007)
The African Harmattan by Rev. P E Adotey Addo -- (October 7, 2007)
I Am Somebody! by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (October 7, 2007)
Thank God by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (October 7, 2007)
Thank You, Lord: A Sonnet by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (October 7, 2007)
The War Within by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (October 7, 2007)
History A Lens by Akoli Penoukou -- (October 7, 2007)
I'd Rather Perish by Akoli Penoukou -- (October 7, 2007)
Nobody Should Rest by Akoli Penoukou -- (October 7, 2007)
The Heart Of Our Dictator Will Stop One Day by Akoli Penoukou -- (October 7, 2007)
Bring On The Drama by 1st Poet -- (October 7, 2007)
Niggerology by 1st Poet -- (October 7, 2007)
She Said by 1st Poet -- (October 7, 2007)
Sweet Chocolate Queen Pt II by 1st Poet -- (October 7, 2007)
Alabama Blue Skies by Robbie Ayele -- (October 7, 2007)
Mama, Is There a Place for Me? by Robbie Ayele -- (October 7, 2007)
Ghetto Girl & Shiftless Brotha by RIP & Trina Williams-Emigh -- (October 7, 2007)
Knowledge is Power by RIP & Trina Williams-Emigh -- (October 7, 2007)
This Is My Life by Tameko Barnette and Trina-Williams Emigh -- (October 7, 2007)
My People My People by Nlite101 -- (October 7, 2007)
Touch by Nlite101 -- (October 7, 2007)
Like Money In The Bank by Nadra Enzi -- (October 7, 2007)
A Bird's Wisdom by Catherinebutterfly -- (October 7, 2007)
Jena Six by Catherinebutterfly -- (October 7, 2007)
Jena Six! Where Dey Daddies At? by Catherinebutterfly -- (October 7, 2007)
Priceless by Catherinebutterfly -- (October 7, 2007)
Come Lord Jesus Come by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (October 7, 2007)
Even Jesus Wept by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (October 7, 2007)
The Hard Way by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (October 7, 2007)
Complicated Simplicity by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (October 7, 2007)
A Lesson by Anwar Aswad Amir -- (October 7, 2007) Advisory! Contains some strong language.
WWJD by Anwar Aswad Amir -- (October 7, 2007)


September 2007

Barbershop: Pulling My Hair Out by YBJane? -- (September 6, 2007)
Invisible Ones by YBJane? -- (September 6, 2007)
Suffocating by YBJane? -- (September 6, 2007)
Laughter of Bubbles by Ericka J. -- (September 6, 2007)
Mr. Untouchable by Ericka J. -- (September 6, 2007)
The Woman Beside Me by Ericka J. -- (September 6, 2007)
Dark Pleasure by poetryality -- (September 6, 2007)
Home by poetryality -- (September 6, 2007)
On The Corner by John D. Evans -- (September 6, 2007)
Teamwork by John D. Evans -- (September 6, 2007)
When, Nation, When by John D. Evans -- (September 6, 2007)
Close Up Shot by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (September 6, 2007)
September Leaflet by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (September 6, 2007)
Shoal (i) by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (September 6, 2007)
Shoal (ii) by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (September 8, 2007)
Hope for Happiness by SistaTrudy66 -- (September 6, 2007)
Kids of Yesterday and Today by SistaTrudy66 -- (September 6, 2007)
Slavery No More, But Racism Still Exists by SistaTrudy66 -- (September 6, 2007)
Slavery No More, But Racism Still Exists, Part 2 by SistaTrudy66 -- (September 6, 2007)
P.C.P. by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (September 6, 2007)
Power of Ten by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (September 6, 2007)
Firewalker by Abbia Udofia -- (September 6, 2007)
Roses by Abbia Udofia -- (September 6, 2007)
Taking Her Hand For A Dance by Abbia Udofia -- (September 6, 2007)
When You Told Me You Love by Abbia Udofia -- (September 6, 2007)
His Whisper by Turnice -- (September 6, 2007)
Just Like Music by Turnice -- (September 6, 2007)
Immigrants Without Papers by Akoli Penoukou -- (September 6, 2007)
The Solution Lies In Our Own Court by Akoli Penoukou -- (September 6, 2007)
Woe Unto You by Akoli Penoukou -- (September 6, 2007)
Words Get in the Way by Ashe.Selah -- (September 6, 2007)
Stealing Moments by Robin Price -- (September 6, 2007)
The Anointed One by Robin Price -- (September 6, 2007)
Terrorism by Shakespear1 -- (September 6, 2007)
Today by Kimberly M. Thompson -- (September 6, 2007)
Black Universal by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (September 6, 2007)
N’Awlins Blues by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (September 6, 2007)
Don't Make Me Write About You by Trina-Williams Emigh and Tameko Barnette -- (September 6, 2007)
Beautiful Black Woman by Catherinebutterfly -- (September 6, 2007)
Eyes That Sees Jesus Christ by Catherinebutterfly -- (September 6, 2007)

August 2007

When I Look Into The Mirror, What Do I See by Faith The Poetess -- (August 6, 2007)
Reunion by Walter Rooks -- (August 6, 2007)
Don't Wait by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (August 6, 2007)
Friendship by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (August 6, 2007)
Single Parenthood by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (August 6, 2007)
The Downside of Love by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (August 6, 2007)
The Nerd Party by Doug Holloway -- (August 6, 2007)
Walked On By by Doug Holloway -- (August 6, 2007)
A Collection Of Styles by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2007)
Beauty by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2007)
To Be A Child Again by Shakespear1 -- (August 6, 2007)
Halala Madiba: Hail Mandela..A Birthday Poem by Rev. Peter E. Adotey Addo -- (August 6, 2007)
Her Hugs by Komboa -- (August 6, 2007)
Pieces of a Dream Part I by Komboa -- (August 6, 2007)
Pieces of a Dream Part II by Komboa -- (August 6, 2007)
Pen Flash by Zaki -- (August 6, 2007)
Rift by Zaki -- (August 6, 2007)
Weary Rest by Zaki -- (August 6, 2007)
I Surrender by Poe_t -- (August 6, 2007)
Not Today by Poe_t -- (August 6, 2007)
Something Comes by Poe_t -- (August 6, 2007)
Reasons Not to See You by PoetryInked -- (August 6, 2007)
Problems...Don't Get Involved by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (August 6, 2007)
You and Me by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (August 6, 2007)
Always by Turnice -- (August 6, 2007)
Daydream by Turnice -- (August 6, 2007)
Instructions From a Muse by John D. Evans -- (August 6, 2007)
Living History by John D. Evans -- (August 6, 2007)
Please Muses Be Deep by John D. Evans -- (August 6, 2007)
Closed Garden by Abbia Udofia -- (August 6, 2007)
Song by Abbia Udofia -- (August 6, 2007)
You Must Be Love by Abbia Udofia -- (August 6, 2007)
Believe It by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (August 6, 2007)
Educate by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (August 6, 2007)
Free In A White Society by Catherinebutterfly -- (August 6, 2007)
Have You Ever Had A Friend? (Shakespear1) by Catherinebutterfly -- (August 6, 2007)
Prosperity Pimp Part 4 by Catherinebutterfly -- (August 6, 2007)
Slaves In The Ghetto by Catherinebutterfly -- (August 6, 2007)
American Soldier by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (August 6, 2007)
Broken by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (August 6, 2007)
Papi by Jeanarre M. Davis -- (August 6, 2007)
Color of Privilege by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2007)
Gangsta by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2007)
Tribute to Tupac Shakur by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2007)
Color of Privilege by 1st Poet -- (August 6, 2007)
Bald And Beautiful by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2007)
Feeling You by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2007)
A Child's Heart by Catherine Prater -- (August 6, 2007)
Tired by Catherine Prater -- (August 6, 2007)
Birth of a Nation by Gaptoothbrotha and Trina-Williams Emigh -- (August 6, 2007)
For Lack of a Better Praise by LaVerne Curtis and Trina-Williams Emigh -- (August 6, 2007)
The Last Time by Trina-Williams Emigh and Tameko Barnette -- (August 6, 2007)
Questions Gone Unanswered by Stephanie Ambrose -- (August 6, 2007)
Him---You by Tee! -- (August 6, 2007)
Scared by Tee! -- (August 6, 2007)
What Is It? by Vanessa Richardson -- (August 8, 2007)
Blasting by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (August 8, 2007)
Dazed by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (August 8, 2007)
Shoal (v) by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (August 8, 2007)
Shattered Dreams by SistaTrudy66 -- (August 8, 2007)

July 2007

No submissions - Summer Break

June 2007

Africa (The Way It Was) by Fontaine -- (June 10, 2007)
All Year Round by Fontaine -- (June 10, 2007)
Soul Mates by Fontaine -- (June 10, 2007)
A Bullet of Love by Diamante Africana -- (June 10, 2007)
Being Gangsta by IQue -- (June 10, 2007)
Outta The Madness by IQue -- (June 10, 2007)
Truth Be Told by IQue -- (June 10, 2007)
Keeping the Peace by Theresa Kemp -- (June 10, 2007)
The Power by Theresa Kemp -- (June 10, 2007)
Robbery of the Heart by Theresa Kemp -- (June 10, 2007)
Missing You by Turnice -- (June 10, 2007)
Playlist by Turnice -- (June 10, 2007)
Notes For A Queen by KeKe Evans -- (June 10, 2007)
Gold/Silver by Twinkle -- (June 10, 2007)
Mother to Mother by Twinkle -- (June 10, 2007)
My Soul Provider by Twinkle -- (June 10, 2007)
The End Of Our Beginning by Twinkle -- (June 10, 2007)
You by 1st Poet -- (June 10, 2007)
Cross Examination by Abbia Udofia -- (June 10, 2007)
Love Forbidden by Abbia Udofia -- (June 10, 2007)
Woman by Abbia Udofia -- (June 10, 2007)
Freestyle by Shakespear1 -- (June 10, 2007)
Schizoprenic by Shakespear1 -- (June 10, 2007)
To Whom All Praise Is Due by Shakespear1 -- (June 10, 2007)
Transfixed (Inspired By A Look...) by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (June 10, 2007)
Don't Quit by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (June 10, 2007)
I'll Do My Best by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (June 10, 2007)
You Can't by Camille McKenzie-Lane -- (June 10, 2007)
A Poem For Gogo by Moblemind -- (June 10, 2007)
Black Love by Moblemind -- (June 10, 2007)
More In You by Moblemind -- (June 10, 2007)
Unforgotten Time by Brother De Buff -- (June 10, 2007)
Your Show/Made Me Write This by Brother De Buff -- (June 10, 2007)
Unforgotten Time by Brother De Buff -- (June 10, 2007)
About People by John D. Evans -- (June 10, 2007)
The Union of Hemispheres: A Call for Peace by John D. Evans -- (June 10, 2007)
Virginia Tech by Antwian Marcel Crawford a.k.a. Intellect -- (June 10, 2007)
On the Battlefield by Robbie Ayele -- (June 10, 2007)
Proving God True by Valerie Lede -- (June 10, 2007)

May 2007

Being in the Zone by Kimberly M. Thompson -- (May 6, 2007)
Can I Have You by Kimberly M. Thompson -- (May 6, 2007)
Never Been to Me by Kimberly M. Thompson -- (May 6, 2007)
Self Purpose by C. N. Young -- (May 6, 2007)
I Am by Locs OF Fire -- (May 6, 2007)
Me @ 36 by Locs OF Fire -- (May 6, 2007)
Thinking of My Nubian King by Locs OF Fire -- (May 6, 2007)
Why I Wear My Locs by Locs OF Fire -- (May 6, 2007)
Drunk On A Glass Of You! by ForestRose -- (May 6, 2007)
Hungry For Passion by ForestRose -- (May 6, 2007)
What Can Love Do For Me? by ForestRose -- (May 6, 2007)
Cool Defined by Profound -- (May 6, 2007)
Thwarted by Profound -- (May 6, 2007)
Love in Retrospect by LykeButta -- (May 6, 2007)
Annointed: Agape Love by Raphael -- (May 6, 2007)
Welfare: Family Division by Raphael -- (May 6, 2007)
Focus by John D. Evans -- (May 6, 2007)
Hypocrisy by John D. Evans -- (May 6, 2007)
OC For Peace by John D. Evans -- (May 6, 2007)
Emotional Tourism by Christopher Barnes -- (May 6, 2007)
Enemy No. 1 by Christopher Barnes -- (May 6, 2007)
Eschewed by Christopher Barnes -- (May 6, 2007)
Beauty of the Bald Head by Sandra Sealy -- (May 6, 2007)
Full Circle by Sandra Sealy -- (May 6, 2007)
Yoba by Sandra Sealy -- (May 6, 2007)
I Write My Life by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (May 6, 2007)
That’s the Way of the World by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (May 6, 2007)
Your Fault/My Blame by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (May 6, 2007)
Called Moses By Her People by MAFLongfellow -- (May 6, 2007)
A Moment in Time by Turnice -- (May 6, 2007)
Adaora by Abbia Udofia -- (May 6, 2007)
Flame by Abbia Udofia -- (May 6, 2007)
The Perfume by Abbia Udofia -- (May 6, 2007)
AdDiCtS by Ashe.Selah -- (May 6, 2007)
I, Myself, and Me by Ashe.Selah -- (May 6, 2007)
God by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 6, 2007)
Set My People Free (One) by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 6, 2007)
Set My People Free (Two) by Catherinebutterfly -- (May 6, 2007)
In the Forest Below by Helen Losse -- (May 6, 2007)
G.A.L. by Angela D. Sargent -- (May 6, 2007)
Putting Business Back Into Business Black by Nadra Enzi -- (May 6, 2007)
University of SELF -Autodidactic Spoken Word by Nadra Enzi -- (May 6, 2007)
Everybody Has A Story by Charley -- (May 6, 2007)
Raining Tears by Charley -- (May 6, 2007)
Words Do They Have A “Fist” by Charley -- (May 6, 2007)
Dedication To The Class Of 2003 by Jeanine Wilson -- (May 6, 2007)

April 2007

Return to Sender by Ashe.Selah -- (April 4, 2007)
The Bliss of DIS by Ashe.Selah -- (April 4, 2007)
Foreplay by PoetryInked -- (April 4, 2007)
Illicitness Of True Love by PoetryInked -- (April 4, 2007)
Shony by Tahanee -- (April 4, 2007)
A Koncept of Korrupshun by Ubunibi (Nibi) Unii'q -- (April 4, 2007)
Anger Issues and Memory Loss by Ubunibi (Nibi) Unii'q -- (April 4, 2007)
In Retrospect by Ubunibi (Nibi) Unii'q -- (April 4, 2007)
Make My House A Home by Monie T. Jackson -- (April 4, 2007)
Ode to the Plus Sized Woman by Monie T. Jackson -- (April 4, 2007)
Dead Heroes by Shakespear1 -- (April 4, 2007)
Let Go And Let God by Shakespear1 -- (April 4, 2007)
How To Displace Without Disgrace by Shakespear1 -- (April 4, 2007)
My Father's Blues by Henry Hardee -- (April 4, 2007)
Colored Girls by Sharon Thomas Cash -- (April 4, 2007)
Next Stop Love by Sharon Thomas Cash -- (April 4, 2007)
Can You Stand the Rain? by Poetrymama -- (April 4, 2007)
I Am From... by Stormy Monday -- (April 4, 2007)
Black America by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 4, 2007)
Black Love Birthing by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 4, 2007)
I Too Sing America by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (April 4, 2007)
Royal by 1st Poet -- (April 4, 2007)
The Big Gentle Fellow by 1st Poet -- (April 4, 2007)
These Are My Hands by 1st Poet -- (April 4, 2007)
Don't Assume by John D. Evans -- (April 4, 2007)
Genius by John D. Evans -- (April 4, 2007)
The Issue of Reparations by John D. Evans -- (April 4, 2007)
Painting A Rose by Abbia Udofia -- (April 4, 2007)
The Trial by Abbia Udofia -- (April 4, 2007)
This Earth by Abbia Udofia -- (April 4, 2007)
Trance by Abbia Udofia -- (April 4, 2007)
Domestic Abuse by David Farrar -- (April 4, 2007)
Recognition (Part 2) by David Farrar -- (April 4, 2007)
Elevation by Locs Of Fire -- (April 4, 2007)
Mother Africa by Locs Of Fire -- (April 4, 2007)
Chill by The Poet Formally Known As Nikki -- (April 4, 2007)
Confessions Of Hip Hop by The Poet Formally Known As Nikki -- (April 4, 2007)
All Aboard by Walter Rooks -- (April 4, 2007)
Captivity by Walter Rooks -- (April 4, 2007)
Love Wounds by Walter Rooks -- (April 4, 2007)
Shortcuts by Walter Rooks -- (April 4, 2007)
Baba by Twinkle -- (April 4, 2007)
Emotion by Twinkle -- (April 4, 2007)
Trust by Twinkle -- (April 4, 2007)
Elbow Grease by Legacy -- (April 4, 2007)
Hot Sexual Thing! by ForestRose -- (April 4, 2007)
Midnight Fun by ForestRose -- (April 4, 2007)
Mr. Companion Do Come! by ForestRose -- (April 4, 2007)
Always by Ms. Smooth -- (April 4, 2007)

March 2007

Inside by jazzzz -- (March 7, 2007)
The Scent by jazzzz -- (March 7, 2007)
Dream Of Peace~Coretta Scott King by MAFLongfellow -- (March 5, 2007)
This Dream To You! MLK Honored by MAFLongfellow -- (March 5, 2007)
Stand Up Tall! Rosa Parks Honored by MAFLongfellow -- (March 5, 2007)
Listening by Abbia Udofia -- (March 5, 2007)
The Plastic Surgeon by Abbia Udofia -- (March 5, 2007)
The Promise by Abbia Udofia -- (March 5, 2007)
Enlightenment by The Poet Formally Known As Nikki -- (March 5, 2007)
Because by Britislander -- (March 5, 2007)
Believe in Yourself by Britislander -- (March 5, 2007)
Look Within by Britislander -- (March 5, 2007)
My Tribute to Ole Skool by Locs Of Fire -- (March 5, 2007)
Love's Sleepless Night by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (March 5, 2007)
Adieu by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (March 5, 2007)
Plateau of Love by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (March 5, 2007)
Rainbow by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (March 5, 2007)
Strange Fruit by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (March 5, 2007)
A Brother's Love by 1st Poet -- (March 5, 2007)
Coco Momma by 1st Poet -- (March 5, 2007)
Victorious by 1st Poet -- (March 5, 2007)
Our Music Tree by David Farrar -- (March 5, 2007)
Out of Touch by David Farrar -- (March 5, 2007)
Modern Day Slavery by David Farrar -- (March 5, 2007)
Maybe (for my friend, code name Giselle) by Kimberly Yaa-theory -- (March 5, 2007)
My L.O.V.E. by Kimberly Yaa-theory -- (March 5, 2007)
Question To The Talented Tenth by Kimberly Yaa-theory -- (March 5, 2007)
A Dream by Tee! -- (March 5, 2007)
Dying Slowly by Tee! -- (March 5, 2007)
Mystery Man by Tee! -- (March 5, 2007)
Breathless by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (March 5, 2007)
Inborn Culprit by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (March 5, 2007)
Entre Nous by Walter Rooks -- (March 5, 2007)
Retsam by Walter Rooks -- (March 5, 2007)
The Arrangement by Walter Rooks -- (March 5, 2007)
Eyes and Can Not See by Catherinebutterfly -- (March 5, 2007)
Harlot by Catherinebutterfly -- (March 5, 2007)
The Great Healing by Catherinebutterfly -- (March 5, 2007)
The Naked Truth by Catherinebutterfly -- (March 5, 2007)
Black Unity Myth by Nadra Enzi -- (March 5, 2007)
Gov Flunky Mentality by Nadra Enzi -- (March 5, 2007)
For Freedom by Chris L. Wright -- (March 5, 2007)
Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (March 5, 2007)
Can You Just For Once... by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (March 5, 2007)
Forever With You by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (March 5, 2007)
Look, What Your Love Did! by Ande' Ardnassac' Sir'rah -- (March 5, 2007)
Pro Game by Twinkle -- (March 5, 2007)
Sacrifice 4 Da Ultimate Let Down by Twinkle -- (March 5, 2007)
Test of Time by Twinkle -- (March 5, 2007)
A Message to Tim by John D. Evans -- (March 5, 2007)
Mother’s Children by John D. Evans -- (March 5, 2007)
The Impossible Will by John D. Evans -- (March 5, 2007)

February 2007

Bottom to Top- A Story of Pride Regained by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (February 5, 2007)
I Wanted To Say Yes So Bad... by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (February 5, 2007)
Stay Positive- Be NEGATIVE by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (February 5, 2007)
Happened by Cynthia Clark Scott -- (February 5, 2007)
15 Years Old by Lady Michelle -- (February 5, 2007)
Black Women Need Love Too by UniverSouL -- (February 5, 2007)
Bullet Proof by Ja Crunk Middlebrooks -- (February 5, 2007)
A Tribute To The Greatest Survivor by Alice Parris -- (February 5, 2007)
Beautiful Splendid Magnificent by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (February 5, 2007)
Leap of Faith by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (February 5, 2007)
What Once Was by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (February 5, 2007)
Let's Love Each Other by 1st Poet -- (February 5, 2007)
Open Your Eyes by 1st Poet -- (February 5, 2007)
Alone by Charley -- (February 5, 2007)
Good Outweighs the Bad by Charley -- (February 5, 2007)
Somewhere Out There— by Charley -- (February 5, 2007)
The Letter by Charley -- (February 5, 2007)
A True T.H.U.G by Kevin D. Ervin -- (February 5, 2007)
God Is All by Kevin D. Ervin -- (February 5, 2007)
Honesty Lives Deeper Than "The Truth" by Kevin D. Ervin -- (February 5, 2007)
26 Attempts by The Enlightenedsista -- (February 5, 2007)
The All Of Who I Am by The Enlightenedsista -- (February 5, 2007)
Free Spasm by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (February 5, 2007)
Shrunk by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (February 5, 2007)
Tied Up Petals by Lehmy L. Mweleh -- (February 5, 2007)
Making Love by MissHoney -- (February 5, 2007)
Friends, I Call You Friend! by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (February 5, 2007)
Get Them Straight In The High Chair (Two) by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (February 5, 2007)
Get Them Straight In The High Chair (Three) by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (February 5, 2007)
Black Empowerment/Black History Month by Catherinebutterfly -- (February 5, 2007)
Battle Cry by Catherinebutterfly -- (February 5, 2007)
Every Woman Has A Calling by Catherinebutterfly -- (February 5, 2007)
Freedom, Let Freedom Ring/ Black History Month (two) by Catherinebutterfly -- (February 5, 2007)
Don't Be a Myspace Dum Dummy by Stephanie Ambrose -- (February 5, 2007)
Black "I" by Nadra Enzi -- (February 5, 2007)
Broken Valentine by Nadra Enzi -- (February 5, 2007)
Dear Hater by Nadra Enzi -- (February 5, 2007)
It's On by ForestRose -- (February 5, 2007)
King Tiger by ForestRose -- (February 5, 2007)
Recipe For A Chococolate Man by ForestRose -- (February 5, 2007)
Jazz by Catherine Prater -- (February 5, 2007)
A Dozen Roses Against My Skin by Angelic Angelina -- (February 5, 2007)
Becoming One by Angelic Angelina -- (February 5, 2007)
The Fallen Angel by Angelic Angelina -- (February 5, 2007)

January 2007

Animal Planet: Steve Irwin Rides the Green Line by Alan King -- (January 8, 2007)
First Offense by Alan King -- (January 8, 2007)
Foghorn Leghorn's Lament by Alan King -- (January 8, 2007)
I Am Coming Home by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (January 8, 2007)
Jailing Innocents Is Wrong by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (January 8, 2007)
Get Them Straight In The High Chair (One) by Lionel C. Whitehead -- (January 8, 2007)
He. Me by Anueme -- (January 8, 2007)
Lost by Anueme -- (January 8, 2007)
My Emotion For You by Carenda Williams -- (January 8, 2007)
Painted Still by Carenda Williams -- (January 8, 2007)
As Yet Untitled 1001 by H.L. Nichols -- (January 8, 2007)
As Yet Untitled 1002 by H.L. Nichols -- (January 8, 2007)
As Yet Untitled 1003 by H.L. Nichols -- (January 8, 2007)
Poetry Project by H.L. Nichols -- (January 8, 2007)
Old News by Mwatabu Okantah -- (January 8, 2007)
The Aftermath by Mwatabu Okantah -- (January 8, 2007)
Colors by John D. Evans -- (January 8, 2007)
Mother's Not Lost by John D. Evans -- (January 8, 2007)
The N Word by John D. Evans -- (January 8, 2007)
You Be Quiet by John D. Evans -- (January 8, 2007)
Pillar of Salt by Kasey Cooper -- (January 8, 2007)
Hello S.A. by Twinkle -- (January 8, 2007)
Memphis by Twinkle -- (January 8, 2007)
Dreams by 1st Poet -- (January 8, 2007)
Uncle New Tom by 1st Poet -- (January 8, 2007)
Wall Called Pain by 1st Poet -- (January 8, 2007)
Young Black Nation by 1st Poet -- (January 8, 2007)
I'm S'posed to Hide? by Anjel -- (January 8, 2007)
Final Toast by LykeButta -- (January 8, 2007)
Shadows Of Summer by LykeButta -- (January 8, 2007)
Tha Darker by LykeButta -- (January 8, 2007)
Your Easy Way by LykeButta -- (January 8, 2007)
Eternally Beloved by Anthony Adeseye Adeniran -- (January 8, 2007)
A Ring To My Ear by Francisco -- (January 8, 2007)
The Sun Will Shine (Rondelet) by Francisco -- (January 8, 2007)
Black Anchors Slow Us Down!! by Nadra Enzi -- (January 8, 2007)
Let Me Do This by Alena Harris -- (January 8, 2007)
Ode To Ass by Alena Harris -- (January 8, 2007)
Falling by RiP -- (January 8, 2007)
Mirror...Mirror by RiP -- (January 8, 2007)
Rib Cage Heart by Lawrence Christopher -- (January 8, 2007)
Before A Black President Could Represent! by ForestRose -- (January 8, 2007)
For The Love In You! by ForestRose -- (January 8, 2007)
Life Is... by ForestRose -- (January 8, 2007)
Young Homeys by ForestRose -- (January 8, 2007)
You Need Jesus by Testimonee -- (January 8, 2007)
And Now... by TiaDee -- (January 8, 2007)
Just In Case by TiaDee -- (January 8, 2007)
Today...I Thought by TiaDee -- (January 8, 2007)
Agenda by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (January 8, 2007)
Ascetic by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (January 8, 2007)
Autoerotic by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (January 8, 2007)
A Note To One I Love by Brother De Buff -- (January 8, 2007)
Dreams Are Mine When The World Awaken by Brother De Buff -- (January 8, 2007)
When Love Find You by Brother De Buff -- (January 8, 2007)
Story The Same Today by Brother De Buff -- (January 13, 2007)



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Essays and Non-Fiction



December 2007

Fathers and Sons by C. Highsmith Hooks aka Soul Sista -- (December 5, 2007)
The Driving Lesson by C. Highsmith Hooks aka Soul Sista -- (December 5, 2007)

November 2007

Born Again by David M. Loucas, M.D. -- (November 5, 2007)
...And My Soul Cried Out by Nathaniel Booker, SR -- (November 5, 2007)

October 2007

In Memory of Hip Hop by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (October 7, 2007)
Mrs. Duplicity by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (October 7, 2007)

September 2007

Diamond Dust Costume by Twinkle -- (September 6, 2007)
Damn! I'm 50 and Fabulous by Kimberly M. Thompson -- (September 6, 2007)
What You See Is NOT What You Get by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (September 6, 2007)
Blaxploitation by Trina-Williams Emigh -- (September 6, 2007)


August 2007

My Life With J J by Doug Holloway -- (August 6, 2007)
There Were No Birds by Doug Holloway -- (August 6, 2007)
Who Am I? by AqueenPassing -- (August 6, 2007)
Green Bay Press, Probation Officer, Lionel, May 5, 2002 by Catherine Harris -- (August 6, 2007)

July 2007

No submissions - Summer Break

June 2007

Black Mecca for the Sold Brother by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (June 10, 2007)
The Importance of Africa Today by Francisco -- (June 10, 2007)
Counter Falling Down by Lifting Up by Trina Williams-Emigh -- (June 10, 2007)
Just Give Me the Facts Jack by Trina Williams-Emigh -- (June 10, 2007)

May 2007

First District Football by Nadra Enzi -- (May 6, 2007)


April 2007

The Black Man's Manifesto for the New Millennium by AfroerotiK -- (April 4, 2007)
Why I Accept Death by Tahanee -- (April 4, 2007)
How I Got Over by Henry Hardee -- (April 4, 2007)
BB Shot by Vince Vanguard Vainglorious -- (April 4, 2007)

March 2007

An Obsession With "The Look" by jazzzz -- (March 7, 2007)
Some of Us Don't Deserve Us!! by Nadra Enzi -- (March 5, 2007)
The Ugly Side of Beauty by I_B_WHO_I_IS -- (March 5, 2007)

February 2007

Surviving Katrina...A Survivor's Story by Doug Holloway -- (February 22, 2007)
Untitled Commentaries by Doug Holloway -- (February 22, 2007)
The Fallacy Of Racial Superiority by M. Quinn -- (February 5, 2007)
21st Century Blackploitation by M. Quinn -- (February 5, 2007)

January 2007

The Making Of A Man (Part 1) by Anthony Adeseye Adeniran -- (January 8, 2007)
Definition of Epulaeryu Poetry - Part One (The Name) by Samuel Black -- (January 8, 2007)
Black Men Are Expendable! by Nadra Enzi -- (January 8, 2007)
C-Port Politics by Nadra Enzi -- (January 8, 2007)
Dear Mr One-Night Stand by Twinkle -- (January 8, 2007)
Man, Woman by Twinkle -- (January 8, 2007)



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