A writing student approached his writing instructor, humbly. "Teacher, what must I do to become a great poet?" the youth asked. The writing instructor removed his frames and rubbed smudges from the glass. When he replaced them, he bored holes through his student's face, then shrugged. "First, you must love words." Writers write. Writers, write!
Cries of Redemption
Cries of Redemption is a powerful compilation of stories, creative non-fiction, commentary and poetry curated from the widely-read Caribbean-themed blog, The Abeng and My Conscious Pen. Here is a selection of writing that paints a vivid mural of the human condition, with all its resilient tones, in pursuit of freedom, purpose, love and truth, set within the milieu of the Black Experience.