Digital Arts in the African Diaspora
Featured Video: Processional Upstairs to Roof by C. Davida Ingram
Audio Feature: Yolanda Wisher
Audio Feature: Mankwe Ndosi
Audio Feature: DJ Lynnée Denise
Myth Four: The Writer is a Hermit
I know, I know, some of you are reading the title of this and saying, “But I write better alone” or “I like being alone.” It’s okay, I can be the same way. Though, when you’re a writer, I argue that you’re never actually alone. The characters are there with...
The History of Poetry
The word “poetry” itself comes from the Greek word poieo meaning “I create,” and create it does. Poetry is used to convey love, lyrics, anger, hate, magic… poetry is a method of creation and manifestation, a method of memory and preservation. Poetry is an art form,...
Poetry: Three Common Misconceptions
Although this chilly Monday morning may not be the spring weather many of us are looking for, it is indeed April! Therefore, in honor of National Poetry Month, I encourage you to grab a warm beverage, find a comfortable seated position, and, as a reader, to embrace...
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