there's a sadness that abounds. it's all around. but there's a vastness to the ocean. makes me want to dive soul deep. the open invitation contemplates the stagnation of the life we're livin'. taken for granted and given. to whimsical fantasies that lie to us constantly. but we succumb to them consistently, never contemplating reality. … Continue reading contemplation

Pandemic Time

I grew up on CPT Colored People Time they call it. Today there’s something new Pandemic time. An alert alcoholic. Have you noticed? It’s much slower And always late But the time we have can’t wait. Moving through and on Pandemic time Is making us strong As we toe the line To a future unknown … Continue reading Pandemic Time


This essay first appeared on The Doctor is in, hosted by Dr. C. Alease Smith on January 1, 2020. Marcus Garvey said “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” This hit home in so many ways. As I am wont to do, I use … Continue reading Rooted