The Art of Mis-Interaction

“Rhythm is the basis of life, not steady forward progress. The forces of creation, destruction, and preservation have a whirling, dynamic interaction.” - Kabbalah I don't interact the easiest. Whew! There, I said it. Ahhhhh. That really is a weight off my shoulders. Not like Atlas weight, but still larger than a whiffle ball. Look, …

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The Tipping Point…

I was sitting around a table with scholars, thinkers, and culturalists from all over (the country and the world) as we got introduced to the administrative logistics of our fellowships with the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. I have the honor of being a 2015-2016 Nasir Jones Fellow with the …

The Independent Artist’s Fight (The Mayweather Model)

Mayweather 426 thrown 230 connected 54% punches connected 34% jabs landed 54% power punches landed Maidana 858 thrown 221 connected 25% connected 11% jabs landed 34 power punches landed This fight is an excellent metaphor for what I believe is the biggest illusion in independent art (especially poetry), that activity means success. Maidana was on …