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Dear Chicago | Mother Buries Four Children

05/06/2014

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Targets, Photo by Hypersapiens

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 22:03 p.m. DST, 05 June 2014 This post is inspired by a DailyMail article, “Tears of a Mother who lost her FOUR Children to Chicago’s Gun Crime Epidemic” Dear Chicago,   Its been awhile since we last spoke on the Yard at Howard University, I remember you […]

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The Cage Finally Open | A Tribute to Maya Angelou

31/05/2014

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"L'Oiseau bleu Cosmos_2" Photo by: Ajari

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 00:07 a.m. DST, 31 May 2014 Not too long ago, Mandela joined the small community. He reunited with memorial friends, met with known ancestors, and joined the others to patiently wait for the next neighbor. Eyes immediately focused on the glorious caged bird. Her songs send warm, comforting […]

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A Tribute to Happiness

20/03/2014

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Smiley Face Balloons, Photo by Mali Woods

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 17:12 p.m. DST, 20 March 2014 Happiness always Makes the world a safer place. Is the world happy? Don’t forget men’s work Their tears, passions, drives, and quirks Bring smiles to kids. A child carries Light for the lantern to watch The world move to peace. Peace […]

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LOVE is……..

14/02/2014

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Keys of the Heart - Explored, Photo by dlco4

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 02:10 a.m. DST, 14 February 2014 I pray that LOVE is understood by the lover’s eternal heart’s beloved, no matter the speciality of the lover’s craftsmanship. Everyday, we present to each other locked packages, specialized by their beholders. Mine comes in a medium sized, cold metal box. […]

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Toto

17/12/2013

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Wizard of Oz, Photo by Richard Jones

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 02:10 a.m. DST, 17 December 2013 Toto, Toto Where am I? I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore. My footsteps lead us here: But what is here? I heard we are at the Mecca But our leader is leaving and creativity has gone missing. I heard we […]

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