The Chapter of Hagar from The God’s Graffiti Project

Hagar: Why I Smile: You Are Not Alone Like Hagar, my moms didn’t have it all either, 17 in the wild streets of LA with a baby and a dream, On the bus, busting missions down Crenshaw. She did a real good job at pretending like we had it all, She gave me so much of her love and comfort, I couldn’t tell the difference between rich or poor, until christmas. Quote often I s get compliments on my grin and I know that I got your teeth, cause when these lips part, You are the reason, I smile. I smile … Continue reading The Chapter of Hagar from The God’s Graffiti Project

Chapter of Ishmael from the God’s Graffiti Spoken Word Project

Wandering toward destiny – Questions? – Ishmael If you asked me for a life’s synopsis It would begin with the lack of answers to questions Pivotal to forming my character as a man.   Why couldn’t my pops just pay child support?   I had a good grades, I played sports, What father wouldn’t want that?   As far as I am concerned it was just another missed opportunity, Remained in the shadows.   Watching my mom struggle was the worst thing, But it inspired me. She hustled to ensure that we had something to eat Now everything that I … Continue reading Chapter of Ishmael from the God’s Graffiti Spoken Word Project