As the World Burns is an outstanding collection of prose, poetry, and art that brilliantly illuminates the monumental events weighing upon our world, it’s communities and families, friends and neighbors. The anthology gives a voice to myriad emotions that have settled into hearts and souls worldwide, yet stick in our collective throats, unable to be … Continue reading Laurie Wise Reviews As the World Burns
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I played a beautiful song in multicolored notes scattered across a lined page carefully metered for sweet-sounding melody wind-blown notes from warm lips – the air-born gifts of a hand-held flute I played on a concrete step that led to a House of White flattered where they stole my sheet and blotted out the rainbow … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: I Played by Tanya Cliff
By Charles Robert Lindholm Freedom Of Speech Will Not Survive Wealth, Power And Apathetic Voters Copyright © 2019 Charles Robert Lindholm - The Reluctant Poet All Rights Reserved - Please Come And View My Archives 12.11.2019
By Charles Robert Lindholm IT'S NOT THE SHOOTER WHO MAY BE MENTALLY ILL IT'S THE GUN - STUPID! Copyright © 2018 Charles Robert Lindholm - The Reluctant Poet All Rights Reserved - Please Come Visit My Archives!!! Please Share This Message!!!! I support the 2nd amendment right to own guns, but the AR-15 assault rifle … Continue reading HAIKU: IT’S THE GUN STUPID!!
By Charles Robert Lindholm I love breaking rules and hearing conformists scream as I am laughing Copyright © 2017 Charles Robert Lindholm - The Reluctant Poet All Rights Reserved - Please Come Visit My Archives!
It’s hurting me to stop Green lights all the way All the way home If I take Mannheim, I take York Or nothing at all The world shows no mercy, so should I In return I offer disdain, disgust And the slightest bit of trust My heritage is blood My heritage is pain My heritage … Continue reading Forgive Me Not-Devereaux Frazier
Clean out my lungs And search my heart There’s nothing and everything t To confirm your suspicions I’m an ally to the wrong side But even my friends don’t understand I can be seen and not heard Heard and not easily seen Switching between identities Is a basic part of being me Black autistic writer … Continue reading They Don’t Understand-Devereaux Frazier
Danger Black man ahead There’s a cell- No, that’s a gun! Quick, fire! Fortune doesn’t rest with us Not with the politics and power structure Lounging in black suits, blue ties We pay at the prison bars, our lives are fines For crimes we never did commit They crown us with thorns and bitter … Continue reading Fortune Doesn’t Rest With Us-Devereaux Frazier
By Charles Robert Lindholm UNSAFE IN OUR SCHOOLS THEY LEAVE EACH MORNING FOR SCHOOL BUT NEVER COME HOME Copyright © 2018 Charles Robert Lindholm - All Rights Reserved