The Transformation of Silence into Language and... →
Our fifth graders are planning a program around your book for the morning and...– in a letter from school librarian Alice Harris to June Jordan in 1970. June Jordan wrote exclamation marks in pen on the letter. #pridepassionjune http://www.mobilehomecoming.org/2012/06/02/pridepassionjune-mobile-homecoming-social-media-celebrates-pride/ (via mobilehomecoming)
Lex featured on Feminist Magazine! Yippee! →
Black feminism lives!!!!!
from Uses of the erotic by Audre Lorde (shout out... →
Yet another reason to sign up for When we live outside ourselves, and by that I mean on external directives only rather than from our internal knowledge and needs, when we live away from those erotic guides from within ourselves, then our lives are limited by external and alien forms, and we conform to the needs of a structure that is not based on human need, let alone an individual’s. But...
Black women in America: Black women issues, Black women priorities, Black women...– June Jordan in an angry letter to Chrysalis Literary Magazine listing those of us who are NOT served by their racist editorial practices. #pridepassionjune (via mobilehomecoming)
This is a good time This is the best time This is the only time to come...– -June Jordan “From Sea to Shining Sea” (via mobilehomecoming) #pridepassionjune
anyone who becomes a practicing poet has an excellent chance of becoming...– -June Jordan in Poetry for the People 1995 #pridepassionjune (via mobilehomecoming)
When you work so hard to write a book you hope and dream that someone like...– Natasha Trethewey (our new United States Poet Laureate!!!!) #swoon
Lex on the Legacy of Kitchen Table Press →
Yay! Thanks for interviewing me Jade Brooks!
Three Big Decades———>Three Tiny Books of Poetry by...
I’ve decided to celebrate 30 years of being a teeny tiny poet by amplifying my poetic work in a big grown up way. You now have the opportunity to buy one, or two or three or several tiny origami folded poetry books by yours truly as part of my fundraiser to publish my chapbook Such Rainbows a series of love poems to my inspired community edited by Mai’a Williams! Poetry for poetry’s sake...