booms and bangs

Originally posted on A Reading Writer:
boom! crumbles the church the city prayed. bang! rings the house of an old friend. boom! explodes a truck, bodies sprayed. bang! runs peace, hope, in a rushed parade. between the booms, bangs i plead above let this bad dream be cursed and damned. — This is a fictional…

Athazagoraphobia

Originally posted on The Renegade Press:
Let’s start this off with a fact: In The Descent of Man, Charles Darwin uses the word love ninety-five times. He uses the iconic phrase survival of the fittest just twice. Take a moment and think about what you just read. And I mean really think about it. Let…

What I Learned From Reading Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Hate Mail

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Wikimedia Commons Martin Luther King, Jr. is often positioned as this happy-go-lucky civil rights leader who sang Kumbaya to the White, American public, and this was the reason why Black Americans obtained their civil rights in law. But this history is distorted and dishonest. All too often people forget that the…