The Moon – A Poem

The moon hid behind the clouds like a child playing hide and seek. melting away in the distance, now only a memory of the night. Slowly returning to view, peeking out from behind the clouds, then slips away again, and disappears in the morning hour. Written by: Jasmine Parker Photo credit: Yahoo.com/images

Ralph Waldo Ellison – An American Novelist, Literary Critic, and cholar

Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1913– April 16, 1994) was an American novelist, literary critic, and scholar who is best known for his novel "Invisible Man," which won the National Book Award in 1953. He also wrote Shadow and Act (1964), a collection of political, social and critical essays, and Going to the Territory (1986). … Continue reading Ralph Waldo Ellison – An American Novelist, Literary Critic, and cholar

Losing A Friend During War – A Poem Written by Ethan. Young Poets Who Inspire!

This is a poem written by Ethan, a 14-year-old who wrote this poem to commemorate his uncle when he told Ethan a story of his best friend passing away in his arms. Losing A Friend During War Running through the battlefield, bracing for the bang. Cannons fire near me, metal swords go clang. Everyone I know … Continue reading Losing A Friend During War – A Poem Written by Ethan. Young Poets Who Inspire!

Winter Snow – A Poem

Silently the snow fell in the night, blanketing everything uncovered, as one blankets a sleeping child. Plants and trees were smothered by nature’s ice-cold quilt. To all who lie in bed listening for the snowfall, excited at what awaits the daybreak, winter carried a surprise. An arctic blast with huge snowfalls, as icicles formed on … Continue reading Winter Snow – A Poem

Mother to Son – A Poem Written by Langston Hughes

This poem is one that one might imagine a mother of that era sitting down and saying to her son. In the language that might have been used by this mother during that time. Langston Hughes had a way of bringing life to his poetry by writing about real-life and being straightforward about how things … Continue reading Mother to Son – A Poem Written by Langston Hughes

Maxwell – “Lifetime”

"Lifetime" is a song by American R&B/soul singer Maxwell, and is the second single from his album titled “Now,” released October 16, 2001. The song was a top-five hit on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart and peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Neo-Soul - Along with fellow musicians D'Angelo and Erykah Badu … Continue reading Maxwell – “Lifetime”

Christopher Plummer – The Life and Death of a Movie Icon (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021)

Christopher Plummer was one of the most credible, genius, sincere actors of our time. He was genuine in every part he played on screen. His tall, suave appearance, beautiful accent, eyes that seemed to penetrate the heart of any woman he laid eyes on, and I must say, he attracted the eye of many women … Continue reading Christopher Plummer – The Life and Death of a Movie Icon (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021)

Dionne Warwick – “(Theme Song From) Valley of the Dolls”

"Valley of the Dolls" aired in 1967, and had to be the inspiration behind the  television show "Sex  and the City." Back in the 60s, the tv show was a little raunchy for most audience members.  With the success of the 1967 television show, years later it would be reintroduced to audiences. June 13 until … Continue reading Dionne Warwick – “(Theme Song From) Valley of the Dolls”

Deadly Crashes & Vehicle Pile-ups on I-35 in Forth Worth, Texas – Thursday, February 11, 2021

Sending my thoughts and prayers to all affected by this horrible crash. Please, let's all drive slow in the rainy or icy weather. What started as an average day for Ryan Chaney turned into something straight out of a disaster movie as he found himself trying to pull people from the wreckage of a mass-casualty crash … Continue reading Deadly Crashes & Vehicle Pile-ups on I-35 in Forth Worth, Texas – Thursday, February 11, 2021