Speaking About the Unspeakable

At the end of today’s convocation at Virginia Tech, esteemed poet and professor Nikki Giovanni had an unenviable task. The poet, who first became known as the “Princess of Black Poetry” in the late Sixties, and who is known for her love of Tupac Shakur (forever immortalized in a Thug Life tattoo she proudly wears […]

The Shoe Post

I’ve confessed my addiction to lip gloss, now let me admit to another addiction. I can’t have enough shoes. And I KNOW I’m not alone in my obsession. The only difference between us might be the kind of shoes that grab us. I have flat-as-a-board feet, and I wear a size ten. I’m not looking […]