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Detroit Connections Map

As part of my hunt for a job in Detroit I worked with my class on nonprofits at Michigan State University to create a map of Detroit connections I had and ones I wanted to make. Through personal connections, emails,

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Jamfeed Article: Why Black Milk’s Shit Don’t Sound Like Dilla


I’m honored to be writing again and thankful to Jamfeed for posting my piece on Black Milk. If you haven’t you should go get Jamfeed the App to keep up to date with all your favorite artists, festivals, and labels.

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Top 5 Albums of 2014


Here are my personal top 5 full album projects from 2014. Sure there was plenty more and few honorable mentions are at the bottom but for one reason or another these albums from start to finish stood above the rest

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Dirt Tech Reck

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I was very fortunate to meet Wajeed aka Jeedo during the past Record Store Day at Hello Records and meet his amazing assistant Diana. After some introductions we began discussing their web needs. They had a former web developer that had left

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07/30 Sound of the Surf

  Sound of the surf   Iron ore freighter Glides across river glass Horn echoes. Tires peeling on Jefferson Ambulance sirens Brakes applied to avoid tickets. Clicks of garage gate opens. Barbershop catcalls, Dogs shitting Curses of owners Rustle with

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06/30 Sonnet Attempt

So I am admittedly very poor with structure poems so I figured why not give the sonnet a try. Here’s a very rough attempt.   Untitled (Spring sonnet)   Sun makes for outward bound days filled with glee The type

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05/30 Destruction

05/30 Destruction   Shrapnel juts out of bones and plaster haphazard direction. Filling of iron shards Inches from the spinal cord Scrap of exploded kitchen metal. Next door to the alleged training center Home in Miram Shah Pakistan Official count:

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04/30 – One bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

A very rough cut, edits coming shortly but I wanted to get this up. One bourbon, One scotch, One beer 47% of all drinkers drink in excess more than once a month. Excess: More than 14 drinks a week, more

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03/30 Greener Grass

This poem came from a workshop I taught where you take an idiom and try to flip it around, here’s my attempt at that. Greener Grass I remember the wind How it carried the ball Pushed it higher than it

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