Tag Archives: Left Side Poets

‘The Good, The Bad and The Rest of Us’ EP: A Sample

Hi. I say it like that because I haven’t written on here in awhile. I hope all you fine folks are doing well, enjoying life and writing when it hits you. But um, S. Velvet Noose and T. Odis aren’t … Continue reading

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Screw You Glee for Making Me Cry… Again.

I am a Gleek. However, even if I weren’t… This is by far one of the best song covers ever done on the show. Sure, the story line helped to add to emotion (and my tears) but even if you … Continue reading

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T. Odis does Indy!!!!!

So it’s been about 45 years since i’ve posted. And that sucks. But i been busybusybusy, which is good. Black men being legally busy is always good for the economy, and society in general. I don’t feel that bad anymore. … Continue reading

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Listening vs. Hearing: Frank Ocean’s Pyramids

Hear ye Hear ye. Let it be forever known and forever remembered that Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids” is a vital contribution to music, society, philosophy and our culture. As one of the founding members of the Left Side Poets, I humbly … Continue reading

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Greetings from NUSPA Nomination Land!

::peeks into the blog:: Oh hey there… It’s been a while since we spoke, huh? My apologizes. My side job as a ninja fighting the daily battles of Sallie Mae, Chase, AES and Nelnet make it so hard to find … Continue reading

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The Climb

We all are climbing for the top. Some goal, achievement, or journey occupies our time and our efforts; the best “US”, if you will. On this journey, we have been blessed to not be alone!!! There are others who have … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Stop the Carnival: Freedom! Freedom? Freedom….

After a brief interview on The Colbert Report I felt a stirring in spirit to learn more about the artist and activist that is Harry Belafonte. I’ve already added his latest book to my amazon wish list: Sophia’s Wish List  (feel … Continue reading

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Dr. Harvey: President, patriarch, mentor and chief fundraiser

As you know by now, Hampton University is where The Left Side Poets got our start. Today I read an article about our current (and possibly immortal) president Dr. Harvey. It is a great article and reminds us that he … Continue reading

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My View from the Left Side: The Book Release According to SophiaB.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss Words can not express how I felt at The Left Side Poets Presents: Strange Fruit book release. It did not hit me until two nights prior to the … Continue reading

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