Award winning poet, Tony Medina, set to publish Broke Baroque, the third of the Broke Book series with 2Leaf Press.
SERMONS FROM THE SMELL OF A CARCASS CONDEMNED TO BEGGING is a long poem, consisting of 96 sermons in the voice of a homeless persona or everyman named Broke. It is the first in a series, which includes PICTURES OF BROKE and BROKE ON ICE. Broke is in the tradition of Langston Hughes’ Simple and […]
Back in the day (nee the 1960s) we had Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice, where he bared his soul about prison, violence, America and the struggle to create a Black Revolution. Today, in the heat and heart of a deep recession, we have Tony Medina’s Broke on Ice, where poverty and the outsider coexist in […]