A poem for my grandfather that pays homage to all grandparents that do the job of parenting. I’m APCA Spoken Word Artist of the Year and APCA 2014 Entertainer of the Year. I wrote this poem, saw the vision, and edited the video myself. I’m thankful for the gifts that God has given to me. […]

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“Her Wish” is a poem that I’d been wanting to write for years but I had to mature to do so. My feelings and understanding had to grow. Mom would always tell me that she wanted to write the Oprah show when I was younger. Her drug addiction and inability to finish high school wouldn’t […]

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El Faro departed Jacksonville, Florida, bound for Puerto Rico on the early morning of September 30, 2015, when then-Tropical Storm Joaquin was several hundred miles to the east. The following morning, after Joaquin had become a Category 3 hurricane, the vessel likely encountered swells of 20 to 40 ft (6 to 12 m) and winds […]

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I wrote this poem as a testimony to prove that your beginnings don’t have to affect your outcome. Being that my mom was addicted to drugs when I was a kid, I suffered from low self-esteem. The kids in the neighborhood knew about her addiction and always picked at us about it. They called me […]

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