“We Wear the Mask” – Poem About Happy Faces Hiding Tortured Souls

(Since we are all wearing masks, and in light of the current unrest, I moved this article forward from 2022.) African American Poetry African American poetry is poignant and powerful.  It is not written from the intellect or appetites.  Instead, most Black poetry it is written from "the heart in conflict with itself." (I gave … Continue reading “We Wear the Mask” – Poem About Happy Faces Hiding Tortured Souls