The word is this byrd has been busy! Now that I've finished moving in and out and in again, I thought I would switch things up and share some of what I've been reading this summer. I stumbled upon issue #56 of Wax Poetics Magazine about three years ago and, after reading it cover to… Continue reading What’s The Word?
A lot has happened in our world since my last post back in February: the death of two unforgettable icons, Muhammad Ali and the artist formerly known as Prince; the controversial performance of Beyonce's "Formation" at the Super Bowl Halftime Show; the conversation surrounding the Stanford rape case; the *personally disappointing* selection of America's 2016 presidential candidates; and the continuation of… Continue reading Let’s get personal.
Yesterday I arrived back home from my short trip to New York and, although I had a wonderful visit, I'm glad to be back where the pace is a bit slower (and everything is a lot cheaper). I got to check out the Guggenheim Museum, see some high school friends play at the Jazz Gallery,… Continue reading uptown, downtown, and all around
Here you are, reading the first post of the blog I've been trying to start since 5-ever; here I am, taking care of business so I can stop self-grounding myself and watch Netflix again; and, here we are in the middle of the first week of 2016! The last time I bothered to make any… Continue reading new year, new view