The image above is a portrait of Langston Hughes created by an artist by the name of Winold Reiss. The poem below is written by Kailande Cassamajor.
Buried deep between the continuous meninges of freedom
lies the capacity to create
such depth imagery.
Yet when the snares of stagnant imagination
capture the wings of creativity,
Writers Block muffles the singer
cripples the poet and
handicaps the philosopher.
As the grasping hands of prevention
keep the artist from artistic invention,
all that s left to do is sigh
in hopes that this painful lull
of mental cloudiness
2017 Afroetry Works