Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari

Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari

Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away yesterday, but what did not pass away were the 40 million trees in Africa rooted…

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What are the colors of your neighborhood?

What are the colors of your neighborhood?

How many colors do you see in your neighborhood? In Chicago, no matter how many (unless you live in Rogers Park), Pilsen arguably has more……

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Feeling desTROY'd...

Feeling desTROY’d…

Today, I’m desTROY‘d. If you are too — even if only a bit — please check the Holla for Troy Davis, by the poet Kevin…

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My Blues, Your Turn:

My Blues, Your Turn:

What’s your favorite rhythm? What’s your favorite song? What are your favorite songs with your favorite rhythm? Here is a Mixtape with some favorite Blues,…

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