Featured Writing

A violin resting on its case outdoors.

The Songs of Lakewood

by J D Francis Woodrow Franklin sat resting, slowly pushing back and forth on an old, wooden bench swing that hung from a rusty chain on the front porch of the tiny cottage. It is where he has lived for thirty-seven years, alone. The bench squeaked and moaned with every…

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Spoken Word Performance Posts

Knock, Knock

Award-winning actor, singer, writer and composer Daniel Beaty performs a powerful rendition of “Knock, Knock” on Def Poetry Jam. Visit his website to learn about Beaty’s work, awards and tour schedule.

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