January 2, 2017 Before I went to sleep last night, I prayed, well I asked Prince, Octavia, God, Yemoja anyone to help me with my writing—to help me see a story through to completion. Well! Last night I had another Prince dream. He was wearing all white suit with a white cashmere trench coat and… Read More Prince Bearing Gifts… (Prince Dream #2)
Sunday, October 9, 2016 Last night I dreamed I was a terrestrial time-traveler. Well, not really time travel, it was like we could move from place-to-place by going to sleep in what appeared to be a motel room. Different rooms, of course. I say “we,” but I don’t remember who the others were. The last… Read More The Spaceship (Prince Dream #1)
Last Summer I met Eso Tolson and Siphne Aaye last summer. Artistik Approach performed at Spillit the same night I told my Prince story. After the show, we were hanging out and I noticed his shirt said, “Embrace Your Inner Memphis.” He told me it was his own design and told me the story behind… Read More Inner Memphis…
I spent Thanksgiving with my uncle’s family this year and we had such a great time. It was good to see my cousins again. My aunt Diane is the best cook on the planet! I ate so much food, I nearly fell asleep at the table! Then I took home two plates of food, so I… Read More Day of Thanks
About a month ago, I scribbled some numbers on a piece of paper while I was asleep. I thought it was a dream–the urgent search for a pen write down an important number someone had rattled off to me. I’d forgotten about it until I was on the phone with a colleague this morning and… Read More Sooo…Sleep Writing?
Last night on Cambly, I met a poet, a real one. He was born in Saudi Arabia with passion and agony etched on his tongue and a hole in his heart. We spoke for an hour through the veil of a black video screen–as many people from the Kingdom do to preserve modesty in the… Read More TIL: Poetry Behind the Veil