Tagged: race

fiction about alcoholism 3

Gin And Jazz

Short Story   I pulled the needle over to the record. It scratched as it spun. Two greats in duet. It had a sweet swell of suspicion to the tone of the cornet. I...

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Wheelbarrow Race

Haibun Frankie holds the younger boy’s ankles. When the ladies say “Go!” he and the boy race up the green toward the finish line. The younger boy’s desperate hand-after-hand wheeling pulls Frankie along. And...

Spoken Word, race poem 0

Divisive Misnomer

Spoken Word   In a race, do you look left or right? Do you look up to mark your distance From the sun on the ground to where you are? Does the glare spurn...

poc problems 0

POC Problems

Spoken Word   Every person of color’s favorite question to be asked is: “What are you?” “WHAT am I?” Well, I can be whatever you want me to be, baby. Nah, let me tell...

read something uplifting 2

Breathe

Poem   When all the luxuries of the world are at your feet, What worries you honey? When all the love and care is being bestowed to please, What worries you honey? Breathe. Breathe....