|Essex Hemphill (1957 - 1995)|
I regret that I didn't get to see or meet him or even been exposed to his works earlier.
AIDS have taken so many lives of talented Black gay men in the 80s and 90s.
As I wake I search for a grasp of cosmic truth
that once was emitted from your energy
lingering across the land, waiting to be fused
with like-minded people
I welcome your spirit, if you were to visit
and together we will soul dance