Ode to Mama #1
Tupac Shakur “Dear Mama”
Michael Jordan’s Historic Series-Winning Shot over Ehlo – #TBT
Things My Granny Says While Vaselining My Face
Son is written after Warsaw Shire’s “My Foreign Wife Is Dying And Does Not Want To Be Touched.”
My OG’s Theory
“My OG’s Theory” uses the titles in the table of contents section of D. Watkins’ The Beast Side. Each title is written sequentially as a line in the poem.
If This is Ecstasy
Az Yet – Last Night
Sister Mildred Sings My Sin Away
“Sister Mildred Sings My Sin Away” borrows the first verse of the classic gospel hymn “Take Me To The Water.” by Nina Simone
Blood on My 7’s
Photos by Shannon Wallace
Each photo was a possible cover for the back of the book.