Tag Archives: Sublimeness

Feature Rushes and Onstage Laughs.

Everyone will tell you that I’m the shy one of the group. I’m the one with the big smile and laugh, but usually only speaks when spoken to, with obvious exceptions. Sometimes when I do speak around a group of … Continue reading

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Goapele Gives Us a “Dawn” to Remember

Soul singer Goapele made her long-awaited comeback with her recent album, “Break of Dawn” late last year. Six years after the beautifully constructed “Change it All,” she graces us with her airy, yet soulful voice once again. This album is … Continue reading

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Literary Orgasms.

I’ve become a sad excuse for a reader as of late. Most books that I check out from the library don’t make it past 30-50 pages of my fingerprints. I’ll get bored or distracted easily and never touch them again. … Continue reading

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One Commitment Isn’t Enough…

A couple of nights ago, I was surfing channels on TV when I stumbled across the movie Eat Pray Love, which I had seen in theaters not too long after it was released. For those who aren’t aware, the movie … Continue reading

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Love Conversation

Just performed this at my first erotic poetry night! Comments/criticism are greatly appreciated. “Love Conversation” The light turned down its volume While our favorite song interjected The locked door promised to keep our secret You greeted me With fingertips on … Continue reading

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On the Left Side.

So I was at this event last night and it felt so unreal….the Strange Fruit book release party to be exact. It was more of a reunion than anything. Our group literally published a book through email while we were … Continue reading

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Anticipation

In four days, I will be in DC with my fellow Left Siders for a reunion like no other. I don’t think I’ve seen everyone (as a collective unit) since Ron was about to graduate, lol. We’ve all pretty much … Continue reading

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Stream

So here’s a freshly pressed poem that stemmed from a few lines in my journal. Thoughts are greatly appreciated. Somewhere between sleep and consciousness You stagger Yet hanging on to my presence Like a writer desperately clinging To inspiration Your … Continue reading

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Underrated.

I’m going back to the shelf Not because love is overrated With its charms and schemes I am in fact underrated. Like artists who shed heart tissue Blood beating through fingertips and vocal cords Only to have a tone-deaf audience … Continue reading

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My Style: The Sublimeness

Hey old heads and newcomers! My name is Shawnon aka Sublimeness, and I am a proud Left Side Poet. I am an alumna of Hampton University who has a passion for writing. I am a literary poet who thrives on … Continue reading

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