Facing What You Need to Face.. written #storytelling

The year is 1977. I am in the passenger seat of an old Chrysler on a very rainy day. I remember the year since my very pregnant mother; was about 2 months from giving birth to my little brother Damian. Her pregnant belly can barely fit behind the steering wheel. Dad was at work, so […]

What Needs to Happen Ep #8 speech

In 1967 Dr Matin Luther King was expounding on his “non-violent” philosophy inside of a speech he gave at Stanford University. In he stated and I quote. “We’ve got to get rid of one or two false notions that exist in our society. One is the notion that only time can solve the problem of […]

Love’s True Nature & How Conditions F*C Things Up.

     Love seems to move so randomly to me. As random as a wandering eye. As random as a feather skipping between gravity and a summer’s breeze. As random as a sudden lust for a stranger’s touch. As random as a thought. Love is also quick, shapeless and flexible. Love seems to be much […]

Adult Conversation: What is Taboo to You?

Adult Conversation: What is Taboo to you? That is a very good question/ Another good question might be: Can I share a scenario about that taboo/ maintain full transparency staying honest & true?/ So I’ll share this with you/ Every now & then/ you will meet a woman who will use her tongue to penetrate […]

The Psychologist & the Classy Bitch by Jacquelyn Smithson Howard & GB

Good afternoon, you must be Jacquelyn/ hey girl what’s happening/ let me say a few words before we start & get in it/ Feel free to express/ digress or confess/ whatever you want to talk about without feeling needs to defend it/ J: I guess you want me to sit here (facing the crowd and pointing […]

Word Wizards Guest Blog Series #2 Akronems

STRUGGLE = Start Thinking Responsible Using Great Guidance Learning Experience Encouraging Love Generates Great Understanding Reflecting Truth Sharing Successful Triumphs Uplifts Good Gains Loving Everyone @akronems Everyday is a struggle to better self, to be more responsible & understanding knowing it takes us to support each other as family. Life is a process taking one […]

Corporate Boy Slim – A Chapter from the upcoming book: “The Art of Saying NO”

Corporate Boy Slim      After Cain had murdered his brother Abel, God asked him where his brother was. Cain answered, “I know not; am I my brother’s keeper?” Cain’s words have come to symbolize people’s unwillingness to accept responsibility for the welfare of their fellows — their “brothers” in the extended sense of the term. Much like Able, I […]

A Hundred Bars of Tough Love

At the table I sit like I’ve done so many times before/ Sometimes to break bread/ sometimes to wage war/ What more/ can I say/ if top billing/  Was already achieved at the hand of mic killing?/ Everything that doesn’t give you that feeling/ Like you ate soul food that promotes healing/ Hurt people/ Hurt […]