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Poetry Synopsises

 Just As My Song Works Have Synopsises, So Do My Works Of Poetry. And Here On The Poetry Synopsises Page Is Where I Will List Only The Productions' Titles, Their Dates Written, Their Genres, And Of Course, Their Synopsises. 

 The Poems Themselves May Be Read, As They Become Featured On Their Dedicated Page, Listed Within The 'Registry' Under: My Poetry In Motion. 

 The Synopsises Below Are Listed In The Order Of Which They Appear In The Overview On The Productions' Dedicated Page. 

 

And Now A Word From Chicago's Southside

  'And Now A Word From Chicago's Southside'

      Wed. 7/28/2004  

      Genre: Narrative/Dramatic 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness The Author Humanly Embodying A Particular Geographical Location. Here, If The Southside of Chicago Could Talk, It Would Say . . .

 

Inspired By Imitation of Life

  'Inspired By Imitation of Life'

          Tue. 3/11/2008

       Genre: Satirical 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness A Real Life Struggle With One's Racial Identity In Modern Day Society - Reminiscent Of The Fictitious Sarah Jane Johnson. 

 

Mother Chicago

   'Mother Chicago'

   Sun. 3/9/2014

     Genre: Lyric 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness The Woes Of A Beautiful American City In Horror. 

       Inspired By CNN's 'CHICAGOLAND,' This Work Was Immediately Composed In Response. 

 

The Testimony of Cat Ellington

  'The Testimony of Cat Ellington'

         Fri. 11/30/2007

          Genre: Narrative 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Bring My Own Personal Testimony To The Reader - Which Reveals How My Past, Dead Worldly Life Succumbed To A New Life In Christ Jesus. 

 

The Golden Goose

   'The Golden Goose'

      Thu. 11/9/2006

      Genre: Satirical 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Personally Testify Of A Loathsome Experience With Those Motivated By Greed And Covetousness - Even The Same Who Flatter To The Face In The Hope Of Gain.

 

The Bout


  'The Bout'

    Tue. 8/18/2004

      Genre: Narrative 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness My Spiritual Battle With The Enemy - Cast Here As The 'Opponent' - In The Symbolic Setting Of A Boxing Match.

 Here, A Great Faith Is What Sustains The Witness. 

 

A Test of Character

    'A Test of Character'

        Sun. 9/29/2013

        Genre: Prose 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness My Coming Down To The End Of My Fiery Trials And Tribulations.

Within This Poetic Witness, I Go Before My Lord And My God In A Prayerful Spirit Of Humility, Maturity, Gratitude, And Reverence. 

 

The Falsifier

   'The Falsifier'

      Thu. 5/10/2012

      Genre: Satirical 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Expose Hypocrisy In Those Confessing To Be Members Of The Faith, But Whose Actions Are A Contradiction To Their Spoken Words.

 

I Am Cat Ellington

   'I Am Cat Ellington'

      Wed. 9/9/2004

     Genre: Dramatic 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness Glory Ascribed To The Only Jehovah And To His Christ, Through The Declarative Statement Made By His Deaconess - Even The Same Called To Be A Creative Artist On The Earth - Who Happens To Be Myself. 

 

iWonderment

  'iWonderment'

      Fri. 11/15/2013

       Genre: Narrative 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness The Author, Though Being Alive, Regarded As Dead To The 'World,' But Whom, Nevertheless, Is Still A Challenge To Ignore. 

 

That Stuff

   'That Stuff'

    Sun. 8/30/2004

      Genre: Dramatic 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness The Author's Very Own Emotional Testimony Concerning My Mother's Personal Battle With The Demon Called Drug Abuse. 

 

 Note: This Work Of Poetry Was Composed During The Time Of My Mother's Struggle With Crack Cocaine Addiction In 2004. She Has Since Been Rehabilitated - Both Spiritually And Physically. 

 

    Thank You, Mama, For Allowing Me To Share Your Personal Experience, In Brief, With The Public. I'm 100 Percent Certain That There Are Others Who Can Wholeheartedly Relate To Our Witness. I Love You, Mama. 

 

The Adorable Rufus Hunter

   'The Adorable Rufus Hunter'

        Thu. 3/6/2014

        Genre/Category: Friendship 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Pay An Affectionate Tribute To A Very Special Friend And Fellow Sagittarian - Namely Rufus Hunter.

      Ooooh . . . Big Ruuu . . . (Laughs)

 

The Proverbial Diva

     'The Proverbial Diva'

        Sun. 9/15/2013

        Genre: Satirical 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness A Great Proverb - Of How An 'Inheritance' Gained Hastily In The Beginning, Comes To Nothing In The End - And How Pride Goeth Before A Fall. 

 

The Unwavering Soul

   'The Unwavering Soul'

       Mon. 12/10/2007

     Genre: Dramatic 

 

 This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Proclaim One's Devotion To The Living God - Regardless Of Public Persecution And Exclusion. 

 

Welcome To Springtime

     'Welcome To Springtime' 

         Sat. 9/14/2013

      Genre: Minnesang 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Pay Tribute To What Has To Be The Greatest Affection Known To Mankind - Even That Which Is Love.

 Here, The Subject Joyously Expresses It's Rapture. 

 

Enemy Centered

    'Enemy Centered'

     Mon. 3/17/2008

       Genre: Prose 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness An Evil Trial Of Malicious Hostility Inflicted Upon The Subject - Which Results From Hatred, Anger, And Revenge. 

For The 'Birdie' Is Representative Of This Form Of Spiritual Warfare. 

 

The 'Windows' Have Eyes

   'The 'Windows' Have Eyes'

         Wed. 7/20/2005

         Genre: Dark 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness The Subject's Descension Into The Deep Throes Of Severe Depression, And Suicidal Thoughts - Possessing A Strong Yearning For Death. 

   Here, The Eyes Are The 'Windows' Of A Tormented Soul; The Torrential Downpour Of Rain Are The Tears Of Extreme Emotional Pain; And The 'House' - The Physical Body Of Entrapment. 

 

   FYI: This Piece Was Inspired By My Past Struggles With Severe Depression, Manic Depression, Anxiety Attacks, And Suicidal Tendencies. 

 

The Black Diamond

    'The Black Diamond'

        Thu. 3/6/2008

       Genre: Dramatic 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Exhibit A Spirit Of Healthy Self-Love, Self-Confidence, And Self-Esteem - But Not To The Extreme Of Narcissism. 

 

A Declaration of Independence

    'A Declaration of Independence'

       Wed. 12/5/2007

       Genre: Free Verse 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Witness The Freedom And Blessedness Of Independence. And Of How One Did Not Need To 'Bow' Before Man To Receive Blessings And Honor On The Earth. 

 

The King of Glory

   'The King of Glory'

         Fri. 7/30/2004

       Genre: Narrative 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Render A Testimony Of One's Trials And Tribulations As A Faithful Servant Of The Most High God And Of His Christ. And The Spiritual And Physical Persecutions Inflicted Upon Him Or Her As A Result Of It. 

 

The Beauty of Being

   'The Beauty of Being'

         Tue. 8/10/2004

       Genre: Narrative 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Praise The Hated Truth And Rebuke The Beloved Lies Of This Generation - Which Breed: Pride, Hatred, Self-Hatred, Low Self-Esteem, And Idolatry. 

 

The Longsuffering

    'The Longsuffering'

     Sat. 8/8/2004

       Genre: Narrative 

 

This Production Of The Written Word, In Poetic Form, Intends To Reflect The Human Spirit - Unbroken And Enduring; Faithful And Abiding - Despite A Subjection To Oppression, Alienation, Degradation, And Victimization. 

 

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