New World Nubian

Perspectives from a Child of the Americas

Tag Archives: Romance

Roots

When the world was built on sugar, And all was mad,  And Dahomey rituals turned over a French regime in the white capitalist bed of the Caribbean, And black flesh … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Monday Afternoon

On an overcast Monday afternoon, After a tropical rain made a few cars turn into heavy traffic, After me putting lipstick on in your driveway, And spraying the last drops … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Prepositions

On a sandy bloated shore, Under a peachening sky surrounded by a pool of ocean, With giggling wave talk and roaring ocean speak, Against coarse, rough orange sand, Among a … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

100 Goodbye Kisses

100 goodbye kisses,  and each one  out sweets the last. A bundle of contrived farewells ride down rehearsed tear banks, A thousand pretty words condensed into a shortened solemn speech. … Continue reading

June 24, 2011 · 3 Comments

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