Category: Black Lives Matter

TRANSCENDENT POWER: the magical metaphysics of manic zen

TRANSCENDENT POWER: the magical metaphysics of manic zen

breathing deep i feel my power—sensing my synapses hour by hour…in this euphoric place i see so much—the porous boundaries between love, lust, and trust….manic zen is the name i have crafted for this state—i feel energy in every neuron that animates by brain…i focus the exponential energy flying through into introspection—i sense cosmic powers …

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PERP WALK

PERP WALK

its indictment monday and heads are rolling—its a perp walk of the privileged and our resistance is growing…we are fighting for regime change here at home—we are fighting for a future that justice and karma will condone…manafort is going down—flynn was booted out in disgrace…but we need more than the other party in power—we need …

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OF WORMHOLES AND NIRVANAS

OF WORMHOLES AND NIRVANAS

flying high on dopamine i see visions in the sky…hieroglyphics everywhere seducing my mind late at night…when i close my eyes i see wormholes to distant galaxies…we must resist the pathologization of our tribe’s neurodiversity…i dream in staccato rhythms–refueling energy for the day ahead…i am wired in deep meditation–or feining sleep in my unkempt bed…some …

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KARMIC INSURGENCY

KARMIC INSURGENCY

  whose streets—our streets—so said the cops while suppressing speech…black lives on trial—neo-nazis on the rise—such a toxic miasma of moribund white pride…a US base on holy land—a criminal alliance—suppressing palestinian dreams—a magnet for arab defiance…our world grows smaller—and increasingly imperiled—climate change is threatening—our social system is sterile…its time to give voice to new battalions …

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NEW RECONSTRUCTION

NEW RECONSTRUCTION

nazi flags flying proud—confronted by anti-fascist crowds…charlottesville bleeding red—heather heyer left for dead…the depths of white supremacy laid raw and bare—confederate monuments in our movement’s cross-hairs…its high time for a new reconstruction—dismantling the prison complex with abolition…the fight for black lives rises fierce and fly—rebuilding community and sustaining lives…the rank bigotry of the regime clinging …

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ANTIFA UNLEASHED

ANTIFA UNLEASHED

so much ink has been spilled over the past week…about the abhorrent resurgence of overtly nazi agitation in charlottesville…the taking of a life far too soon–the loss of Heather Heyer still so visceral in our hearts…it has been a tumultuous week and I am grateful at least that a torrent of criticism of our current …

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BLACK PHOENIX

BLACK PHOENIX

speaking truth to a nation addicted to lies–standing strong in a world seduced by the buy–taking a knee and taking the heat–raising a fist and crunking the beat–colin the prophet–black jesus reborn–bringing huey’s manic genius to martin’s sacred song–black lives under fire–immigrants under siege–psychic forces breathe deeper–conjuring new creeds–the athlete’s revolt rejecting decades of code–shut …

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IMMORTALIZED: a tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

IMMORTALIZED: a tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

love and rage took the stage speaking truth eschewing fame inscribing pain abusing veins rebel poet living wraith harlem streets never clean seductive highs pure dopamine kick it quit it never sticking rhyme and rhythm ever kicking shining star badly scarred edge of glory gone too far science dropping never stopping black jesus baby poet …

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MEMORIA: a tribute to Brother Manning Marable

MEMORIA: a tribute to Brother Manning Marable

stop to pray stop and stare pain can teach or destroy night and day love and rage rule the streets fill a void six feet deep a body laid grief runs wild children play set love free this sacred day make a choice to change your ways friendship bleeds love is pain choked by weeds …

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AGENTS OF KARMA

AGENTS OF KARMA

In the beginning was the word And the word was death Or maybe life or death to all life And ADAMA was born Toy soldier of divine clay Neither man nor woman just fine in its way ADAMA was cleaved in two by fire Lightning strike from Zeus on high WO-MAN formed – CYLON hybrid …

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