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I Am Tired of Mourning Our Dead #BlackPoetsSpeakOut

My name is N.I. Nicholson, and I am a black poet. I will not sit by silently while black people are being murdered. And I have a right to be angry. For other black poets reading selections as part of … Continue reading

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A 1991 STUDY OF APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS, OR, AN OPEN LETTER TO DR. LOVAAS

Thou shalt beat him [a child] with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell. — Proverbs 23:14 Dear Dr. Lovaas: I must tell you about the hot brand embossed into my sacroiliac skin, a letter D like my … Continue reading

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Scapegoat

And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over him all the iniquities of the children of Israel…putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away…into the wilderness. … Continue reading

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My Poetry on BBC Radio 3

Greetings, readers! I was invited by Emma Kingsley of BBC Radio 3 to be part of an episode of “Between the Ears” called “How Was Your Day, Joe?”. In mid-May, she interviewed me at WCBE Radio in Columbus, Ohio through … Continue reading

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#MyWritingProcess Blog Hop: Autism and Poetry as an Act of Translation

First of all, I’d like to thank Michael Scott Monje, Jr. for inviting me to participate in this blog hop. Michael and his predecessor in the hop, Jeannie Davide-Rivera, spoke of their writing processes as autistic individuals. I am glad … Continue reading

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Submissions Open for Issue 2 of Red Wolf Journal

Red Wolf Journal is now accepting submissions for Issue 2! I have the privilege of being one of the editors for Issue 2, and our theme is “The River: Within Us and Without Us”. Take a look at our theme … Continue reading

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Video of My Paging Columbus Performance on YouTube

Howdy folks! This is a video of part of my performance at Paging Columbus, which includes the poems in the second half of my set — “Iconography” and “You Don’t See It”. Aaron Poochigan and Janelle DolRayne were the other … Continue reading

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