Evading the crossfire

I woke up this morning with a spade in my heart  Seeing forgotten people lying, dying on desolate trains the last sip fermenting on their breath I smile to both midnight blue stars  And lights of electric yellow at the beginning of day Barrels of brown sugar spilt on the kitchen floor  A criminal lookin’ […]

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Cruel World : An Analysis of “From Cruelty to Goodness” by Philip Hallie

“From Cruelty to Goodness” is an article by Philip Hallie and defines what cruelty means and also identifies institutional cruelty. He begins by analyzing the different possible definitions of cruelty and comes across some that would make sense but still are not concrete. Once cruelty is shown, the victim will have emotional pain, physical, and […]

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It’s all relative : An analysis of “An Alternative to Moral Relativism” by Lawrence Adam Lengbeyer

“An Alternative to Moral Relativism” is an article by a teacher of ethics and philosopher Lawrence Adam Lengbeyer. Lengbeyer advocates an alternative to absolutism and relativism, and this alternative could be seen as the middle barrier between the two. This alternative is called ethical pluralism. Ethical pluralism allows many things to be right or certain […]

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You can lean on me

Ever since we’ve entered experiencing this devastating pandemic last year, some people are living in a melancholic mindset that caused them to find ways to cope with their woes. Equally important, the ways these people find to alleviate the cumbersome mind of negativity usually isn’t by communicating with friends/family or even a therapist if things […]

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Humbled

We didn’t need a year like 2020 to humble us and the globe. It’s easier to claim to be something that you don’t act upon or have shown consistently. So, observe, listen, understand, and act accordingly. Remember you’ll always get back the energy you give out to someone. – TheRhymeRula “Be humble and never think […]

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Don’t start sh*t

“To the idle and small-minded person, gossip is sweet. It is funny how we are quick to share bad news about others. Even more shocking is the proclivity of some people to jump into any damaging story about another, and spread the tale”. – Unknown 

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Resistance (Wednesday Wisdom)

“Society is collapsing, and people are starting to recognize that the reason they feel like they’re mentally ill is that they’re living in a system that’s not designed to suit the human spirit. – Unknown  We face resistance in every facet of our lives, name anything you tried to do and there is resistance. Applying […]

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The chicken craze

Why bring it back if you knew all this madness was going to happen again? Who doesn’t like some delicious fried chicken that has the right spice, seasoning, and succulence? The consensus to that opening question would be probably a majority of you readers unless you’re a vegetarian or vegan. Anyways, I brought up that […]

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The Wanderer

Collaboration piece, co written with Aston Kamunde at https://astonkamunde.wordpress.com/ My contributions are in bold Sometimes I wonder if anyone’s watching how despair torments  the lone wanderer      Under the quiet moonlight   a currency of shadows   encircles him   sinking him deeper and deeper   the surface of life is on the verge […]

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