Cotton Fields

This is a poem written by our good brother, A. Jarrel Hayes(@ajh_writes and @ajh_books on twitter). He is a long time supporter of Asylum, and we show all of our Asylum brethen and sistren love, and eternal gratitude for blessing Asylum with this marvelous piece. COTTON FIELDS The nation had long been Soiled by cottonseed Read the full article…

SHE BRINGS OUT BEAUTY

This is a poem written by our good brother, A. Jarrel Hayes(@ajh_writes and @ajh_books on twitter). He is a long time supporter of Asylum, and we show all of our Asylum brethen and sistren love, and eternal gratitude for blessing Asylum with this marvelous piece. SHE BRINGS OUT BEAUTY She is the model of black Read the full article…

Breathe

This is a poem written by our good brother, A. Jarrel Hayes(@ajh_writes and @ajh_books on twitter). He is a long time supporter of Asylum, and we show all of our Asylum brethen and sistren love, and eternal gratitude for blessing Asylum with this marvelous piece. BREATHE I breathe with the Community. When the crack addict Read the full article…

SKYLINE::ENCODED

The Brother @Ahbseenkwestion has once again blessed Asylum with a definition of Skyline for those that either don’t know, or think they know. His works can be found at www.trueindeed.me Above the clouds of confusion, conformity, comfortable convolution, complicity and collusion,we have a different gathering. An accumulation which can not be described as cumulus or Read the full article…

Inevitable Truth

I know it has been awhile since I’ve shared any poetry on The Asylum, and I’m not going to at the moment. *Smiles* What I would like to do is post some of my sister’s poetry. This is from J_Love5, now this sister has been down with The Asylum since when I was sleeping keyboards Read the full article…

MADE(Find. My. Way. Back. to. Happy.)

I know it has been awhile since I’ve shared any poetry on The Asylum, and I’m not going to at the moment. *Smiles* What I would like to do is post some of my sister’s poetry. This is from J_Love5, now this sister has been down with The Asylum since when I was sleeping keyboards Read the full article…

Turning Love Around

I know it has been awhile since I’ve shared any poetry on The Asylum, and I’m not going to at the moment. *Smiles* What I would like to do is post some of my sister’s poetry. This is from J_Love5, now this sister has been down with The Asylum since when I was sleeping keyboards Read the full article…

For Colored People Who Don’t Pay To See Movies When Tyler Perry Directs Them

I haven’t been able to see the movie that Tyler Perry recently released because I haven’t found a copy of it online.(Periods don’t just end sentences) Since I knew that our long time friend of The Asylum, @AllTayo had seen the movie recently, I asked her to present her thoughts about it for us. When Read the full article…

A Topic Of Interest: Two Sisters Speak On Masturbation

Every now and then, I run across a post sent in that I would rather not touch. Not in a bad, oh, you are going to offend some one way. But in a let me allow this to breathe in its on space sort of way. That is how I feel about the following two Read the full article…

.:Guest Post:.I am Oscar Grant.

During the aftermath of the Murderer Mehserle’s sentencing, I asked Our brother @KhairiAkili to write a few paragraphs regarding the outcome. These are his thoughts, and I agree with them 178%. I am a bullet-riddled message to The People about the value of their lives. I am worth less than a dead dog or the Read the full article…