first_imgSparkleBy: Matenneh-Rose L. DunbarMuch for it has dawned another rainbowOne catapult with the variances of thrustA drop of morning mist near my eyelashReminds me of the free gift of fresh breathLittle drops of colored stones makes glowSparkle regardless of the waiting oddsMoon walks across the packed arenaFeet do have acreage that created hurtShoes of cheap to endangered animalsDress human sizes to capture admirersTo the hum of Peter Cole we familiarizeFor the love of good looks we really bluffSparkle for your days are already knownMen of means plus those of thatched hutsFree fall on innocent girls with no remorseIt was their world to break use and trash ‘emWhile loud applause greeted their heroismNo more shall the weaker be gullible hereSparkle as the rays of nature revives youFlawShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) “THE GRANDE MA MARY B”By: Matenneh-Rose L. DunbarHello Ma Mary B the famousWhat is it like being so grandeurHow have you overcome so muchTell us the storied that lead to wisdomOn stupefied leather soles we wonderThe mere youthful candor you exhibitA quantum of kindness that fascinatesWe surmount you bravado for posterity“The Grande ma Mary B”Hallow the sound of your laughWhispers of happiness stringed inHoist like my flag you wide open armsTeaching to all the pictures of real loveOn faces of countless your draw a smileThe mother of the hungry and the havesA quintessential rose in a dry rain forestWe hold sacred your firebrand patriotism“The Grande Ma Mary B” Never Grow Old (NGO)By: Matenneh-Rose L. DunbarWe have seen a lot of pleasant yearsWe are seen as the roots of the treesWe never grow old cuz we always glowWe hold the gold keys to the face of joyWe listen to the many calls of “stay long”We groom grass to become fine dry thatchWe are proud to be Never Grow OldWe step on wooden nails made to wedgeWe drive from the rugged paths to presenceWe serve little giants in cupped fingersWe stoop over their beds as they rejuvenateWe commingle work and shelter for posterityWe look ahead as a smile curves our muscleWe are successful and are to Never Grow Oldlast_img read more