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  1. Happy September Equinox. Mama Earth in less than a moment face the sun perfectly balanced on her axis. May those in the Southern Hemisphere enjoy the Spring: new flowers, butterflies, babies; begin to seed. May those in the Northern Hemisphere enjoy the autumn: rainbow collaged parks, pumpkin pie, cider snuggling next to loved ones; begin to harvest.
     

    I end using poetry

    In a weekend, on a saturday
    down a hill, where the sun shined great
    i noticed a little bird...dead
    in the center, from the sidewalk
    i checked, and reached certainty
    placed the body in the nearest green
    but the shape or color, fuddled me
    this avian beauty was no pigeon, nor did it dared climb to the raptors
    and i researched...
    it was the gentle warbler, i heard, a day before
    rapidly whistled all to woke up, and i did, to the modern partial sun i still get
    but... why was it dead?
    i recalled no wound, or blood stain
    was the murderer time, the teacher, former to all lived, and current to all live
    maybe, maybe, that can explain why
    but, i worried... was the gentle warbler, the sole died
    it dreamed, similar to all other who slept
    the nonhumans kept and keep their dreams, secret
    what if! what if, the dreams, from the gentle warbler, are dead
    i checked some park, some tree, in the sidewalk
    no extreme change, no partitious, display
    i guessed, they all ebbed, a gentle way...
    but on, the first came, equinox, i felt a sudden change
    i felt me going... a gentle way
    many thought rushed through my head
    can a dream go, where it creator did?
    was i a decent dream, or a horrid fantasy?
    is, this why so many people, go missing?
    was my creator the gentler warbler, or a thing i murdered?
    it is a shame i lucked on this truth, so late
    let me write a poem, before it is to late...
    and nearly gone... i end using a query, hoping the warbler dream to me, in the after
    if we are the grandchildren, the others, the children, to earth
    is it surprising our autumn, when fewer parents, talk about us
    and...

    Audio link( http://www.spreaker.com/user/6716082/september-equinox-2016-poem )

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    Be Safe

  2. Publisher:          Black Cumin Cseedz Publishing Co. 
    Author:              Elder Mark Makabi                                                   
    Facebook:            www.facebook.com/eldermarkmakabi 
    Author Page:        www.amazon.com/author/markmakabi 

    BYWORD 
    “A Nation Called out of Their Name” 

    THE BOOK THAT WILL CHANGE THE FACE OF RACE IN AMERICA FOREVER!

    THE MOST ANTICIPATED AND CONTROVERSIAL BOOK OF OUR TIMES 
    WILL BE LIVE ON AMAZON FRIDAY JULY 8, 2016
    DESTINE TO BE A BEST-SELLER!
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    Byword “A Nation Called out of Their Name”!  What is this thought that sits in the back of every Black person’s mind every day they wake? The answer is, “Who am I? Am I just Black? Am I an African in America? Why was I ever called a Negro, a simple color for a complex people? We are not merely Black; we are the children of God, the original children of Shem. The Children of Israel now living in a new Egypt (America), but unlike our ancestors of long ago, we have not left this New Egypt; yet one day we will return to our original homeland… But first, we must know who we are and disperse the lies spread among us from enemies and those confused by their own ancestors’ iniquity against our people. 

    Byword is a term by which a people who have been oppressed through a system of racism answer only to the terms place upon them by their oppressors. However, these oppressors are no more powerful than the oppressed. The difference is the Children of Israel in the Americas, specifically the United States have allowed themselves to be defined by the worst of Europeans and Caucasians, the sons of Japheth. The names that so-called Black people, the African-American Negroes call themselves are wrong! Now is this an attack on whites? No! It is an embrace of truth, an embrace of the past, and an embrace of freedom, justice, and the future… 

    Byword “A Nation Called out of Their Name” is a book that is an atonement of the Biblical Israelites greatness not only in America but throughout the entire Western hemisphere and West Africa. Through the Middle Passage, the true sons of Jacob were and continue to be plagued by the evils of racism and social stratification initiated by the sons of Japheth (Europeans and Caucasians). Byword does not back down from the obvious problems that plague the Children of Israel referred to as the Blacks, Jamaicans, Haitians, Afro-Cubans, African-Americans, Afro-Latinos, and Caribbean peoples in the Americas. 

    Byword “A Nation Called out of Their Name” is a first step toward a solution rooted in self-definition; self-definition leads to self-liberation. Byword is a testimony to the plight of the Biblical Nation of Israel in America and our age of reconnecting with our true history, traditions, and the future of our children… 

    Live on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, and Kobo, Byword is yours… a blessing to your healing, a gift to your future by addressing your past… Invest in your future and relinquish the bywords placed upon you.

  3. I heard somewhere one in five people knows a celebrity before they hit it big.  So today, while driving, I got to thinking about what would happen if I actually became a celebrity.  My hands tingled and I filled with a curious kind of joy thinking about certain peoples reaction.  Specifically, my old co-workers who in my humble opinion, were already haters, and my former bitch-ass boss.  My grin was a mile wide as I imagined myself on the previews of primetime television walking out to the talk shows that would be airing later in the week and even better, them in the theater gathering their belongings when my name rolls up in the credits for having written a movie.  #Bowdownbitches      But, I was enjoying this fantasy alone.  As Erykah Badu says, “the studio audience in my head" was not with me on this one.  It was just me, in my car gawking stupidly at a stupid self-made fantasy.  You see, the little voice in my head said, when someone does something to you, as foul as it may be, they do it and MOVE ON.  You, the proposed victim are in fact elevating them to celebrity status when you constantly feed them with your energy.  AIN’T NOBODY WORRIED BOUT YOU!!!  Wasn’t that made clear by their actions?

         Damn it self!  Sigh.  I get it.   Write that movie, that play, that book, that blog, because that’s what you want to do, not for the reaction! Do what you want because you want to, not because of what you think people will do in response.  You were moved so that you could realize your star power, your magic, harness it, perfect it, grow in it, for you.  It takes elbow grease to get something to shine, stop looking to see your reflection in other peoples tables and put that elbow grease to you own.

    #AINTNOBODYTHANKINBOUTYOU!
     

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    I am an avid reader, writer, poet, looking to share my world with those who share the same passion. God Bless and Much Success to all!!

     

  4. Based on the actions Darren Wilson said Michael Brown took, Michael Brown committed suicide by cop. If Wilson's story is truthful, why did Michael Brown commit suicide by cop? Was Michael Brown suicidal? Did Michael Brown have a history of mental illness? Was Michael Brown suffering from depression?

    I ask these questions because they would explain Brown's actions on that tragic day. I just can't imagine a young black man attacking a cop, attempting to disarm him, telling the cop that he's too vagina (my word) to shoot him, and then charging toward the cop after already being shot by the cop. These actions are not actions of a sane person. Was Brown insane? These actions sound like the actions of a person who is suicidal. Was Brown suicidal? These actions sound like the actions of a person that just committed a serious crime. What serious crime did Brown commit?

    These actions sound like the actions of a person on hard narcotics. What narcotics did Brown have in his system?

    Brown's actions, according to Wilson, were completely irrational and violent. Some people would like to point to the store robbery as proof that Brown was acting irrationally and violently that day. But when we observe the tape, we see Brown restraining himself from pummeling the clerk: the clerk attempted to stop Brown from leaving the store, on the clerk's second attempt, Brown walked toward the clerk in an intimidating manner and then exited the store. Indeed, Brown was acting irrationally, but clearly he wasn't acting extremely violent. According to WIlson, Brown's actions were contrary to what we see on the store's surveillance tape. According to Wilson, why did Brown's actions go from irrational to completely irrational, violent, and suicidal? Did Brown have a history of violence? These are questions that could have been asked in a trial.

    What are your thoughts?

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    The Master's Legacy. A slave Novel and civil war novel. Are people still interested in reading of the antebellum days in Georgia? How does one educated slaves against Georgian laws? I started the research. I had to ask the following questions as I began. Did the Georgian planters free their slaves? What if one of their sons/kin intermarried into the slave race unknowingly? What if fate or destiny led one to help the slaves despite their social convictions to society? Can you write a slave novel using some realistic characters and facts and then use fictional characters as well? how do you make such a story flow? My first attempt at writing a historical fiction will be a challenge.

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    Peace, what is it? Peace, where is it?

    Found sitting on the corner block of yesterday's memories. Ocean water rapid moves of thoughts that say much of nothing. The sun can only shine when the sky is blue, really? So it goes to say that underneath the stones of faces marked with dispare, marked with the etchings of time lost. Peace, found it in the middle of the rain soaked filters of urban bliss. Inside that passion is the peace twisted with north winds blowing south. Stretching upward, reaching open and as wide as the horizons. There is peace, there is oh yes peace, inside you.

    And So It Goes

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    Personal Information

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    Professional Writer

    Interests:

    Speculative Fiction, Nonprofit Management and Fundraising, Healthcare Policy advocacy and analysis, Film Studies and Literary Review, English Literature, Particle Physics, Medicine & Psychiatry, Detective Fiction-Hardboiled

    Favorite Music:

    Jazz, Rythm N Blues, Classical

    Favorite TV Shows:

    24, Mad Men, Entourage, Californication, Dr. Who, Saving Grace, Burn Notice, Masterpiece Theatre, Cnn Reliable Sources, 60 Minutes, The Universe, Frontline, Pardon The Interruption, At the Movies, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Pov, StarTrek, MASH, Married With Children, The Four Seasons

    Favorite Movies:

    Saving Private Ryan, Dr. Strangelove, Failsafe, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Lawrence Of Arabia, Butterfield 8, Long Hot Summer, Citizen Kane, Double Indemnity, Silence Of The Lambs, Evil Dead, The Exorcist, The Godfather Trilogy, The Quiet Earth, Solaris, Seven, The Last Emperor, Out of Africa, Out of Sight, Chinatown, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Clock Work Orange, Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, Blood Simple, No Country For Old Men, There Will Be Blood, Aliens Trilogy, Starship Troopers, Star Trek, Tales From A Parallell Universe, I Worship His Shadow, Deconstructing Harry, Mighty Aphrodite

    Favorite Books:

    2010 Odyssey Two, 3001, The Stand, The Drawing of the Three, The Gunslinger, Foundation Series Isaac Asimov, The Lensman, Dean Koontz,

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