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The Ecstasy of Writing


In my day dreams I am writing, captivated by the texture of letters which swoon me like feathers caressing the skin of your beloved. The word- it, covers me; my writing. bodied like an ocean’s presence, its beauty-rhythmically drowned in … Continue reading

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Make Love Again: A Poem


Make Love Again He kissed me and love returned. Quenching my thirst with his face, our lips connected. We met again for the first kiss. Our eyes closed and we felt the softness of each other’s heart. Desperately wanting to … Continue reading

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Somebody Say WORD – Open Mic Night


Somebody Say Word is an expression that ended one of my poems many years ago. It kinda stuck, and today I use it as the name of my open mic. There is a new location for 2013! We hope that … Continue reading

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This Is Why I Came: A Poem by Ressurrection Graves


This Is Why I Came is a new poem that I wrote as an introduction piece when I go out and speak. This is in its draft form in that I am reciting it in this video, and not performing … Continue reading

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Post 2012 Election: “Grateful” – A Peaceful Poem Against Racism


GRATEFUL by Alicea Davis This message is for all of the whites. Who’s always had the desire to love and unite. You were the ones who had our backs and did not prejudge us because we were black. You are … Continue reading

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Poetry Performances: Rape And Out Of Bondage


An explanation of the RAPE piece is below in the Out of Bondage Video. Please Enjoy and Share! Ressurrection is the author of Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey to Love  You can subscribe to her blog at: http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com Continue reading

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Soaked in Open: A CSA Poem


I woke up last week, wanting to write a poem in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is also National Poetry Month. Here it is. Un-Elevated; paralyzed by snares Hallucinating aloneness; empty by capacity- in fact we’re fashionably hidden, … Continue reading

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When I Became A Man


This poem, from a male perspective is absolutely fantastic. This is a video, worth rushing to your computer, preparing to pause for hand claps, and quieting any noise around you. Enjoy! “I became allergic to showing any form of compassion.” … Continue reading

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Out of Bondage


Out of Bondage I cannot be contained, nor can my love. I am coming out of bondage; taking back my innocent beauty and washing my locks before sunsets in Fiji, in my dreams, practicing the strength of God’s healing powers … Continue reading

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