Stepping Out by Greg Powell, Founder of Being Hueman

Stepping Out

Stepping Out Won’t stop can’t stop rocking it hot until I drop, Navigating brain in wormhole train through cosmic slop, Living water lyrical hieroglyphics good to last drip, Viberanuim in cranium conjure ships for the trip, Rev up prophetic propulsion and let it rip, Sankofa rocket in pocket/ laser holster on hip, Channel Black planet power pulsing through rhymes, I […]

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Survivors Lives Poem by Greg Powell

Survivors

Survivors Young survivors of bullets blood and screams And parents of tender psyches ripped at the seams, Elected puppets placate with diversionary chatter But show Black lives ain’t the only ones don’t matter, You cry you plead you shout you bleed They give thoughts and prayers and nothing you need You rally and carry placards in deep duress; They speak […]

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Freestyle Loving #1 by Greg Powell

Freestyle Loving #1

Freestyle Loving #1 I want to take it slow, stroke your glow, kiss your soul, savor the flow, love you whole. My action gains traction on every attractive fraction My artistic practice gives you drastic satisfaction My comfort zone is your home like a soulful honeycomb Massage your skin tone caress your bones ‘til you moan Make love to your […]

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Dancer Poem - Memorial Baptist Church by Greg Powell

Memorial Baptist Church

Memorial Baptist Church For a Harlem Dancer when word becomes flesh, and voices moan lamentations of the never dead; way out of no way joy make feet bones rattle and take flight in ecstatic tapping in grip of Holy Ghost touch making souls happy eyes roll sweat dances slender legs become wings open to birth revelations for chosen ones to […]

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Dance of the NoName Diva by Greg Powell for Being Hueman

Dance of the NoName Diva

Dance of the NoName Diva (…my 19 year old son, home from college, invites me to concert…December 31, 2017, Lincoln Hall, Chicago) The conspiracy of nodding heads To blunted out sounds percolating Slow burn Afro punk vibe on the low end Making lights dance through smoky club haze Making son and friend dance stiffly And then loose themselves like boiling […]

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