The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

THE POWER OF POETRY #24: LOGEN CURE

I self-published a book of poems when I was 19. Print-on-demand websites like Lulu were just beginning to gain popularity. I’m one of those people who has been a writer … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Daily Prompt – January 13 – Open the Drawer

Rules: 1. Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) 2. You may write in any format you see fit … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 5 Comments

Malik Yusef Answers The Poetry Question

@poetryquestion telling the truth — Malik Yusef (@malikyusef) January 7, 2014

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spooky Question of The Day – October 31st

I’m afraid of spiders. Seriously. I hate spiders. I once found a Brown Recluse inside my kitchen sink, and attacked it, fiercely, with a miniature baseball bat until it was … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Daily Prompt – August 14th – Phone Call

  Rules: 1. Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) 2. You may write in any format you see … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

INTERVIEW (AUDIO): Killer Mike – On Not Being Afraid to Be Himself

    Killer Mike has been all over hip-hop news lately for his unwillingness to download the Jay Z Samsung App. His beef was far more with the need of … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Late Night Thoughts – What’s Rational And Irrational When It Comes To Fears?

It’s about midnight and I’m sitting in the car with one of my friends, parked in front of a neighborhood park. In front of us we see a car labeled … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

QOTD: What’re You So Afraid Of?

In the early 1200’s CE, Genghis (Jenghis) Khan called his generals to a conference at his camps in central Mongolia. To any of those who failed to attend he promised, … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

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