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A Plague Plagued

Capitalism is the plague we’ve been suffering from,We’re the greatest country in the world digging mass graves,We’ve poisoned the air and waters and created slums,Privatized our social services and created a class of new slaves. This plague has a bigger death toll than the current pandemic,From the middle passage to the trail of tears, and […]

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Waves

Unfortunately some choose drama over peace, Like troubled waters, troubled souls are always restless, Always acting for an audience, Rather find comfort in the adulation of shallow waters, Than tread, exposed, in the oceans of deep self-reflection, So when the curtains close, and the applause dies down, the silence is drowning… -Elijah Romulus 11/25/19

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The Freedom Tape XII

Before this Book of Poetry was published our author Elijah published a series of mixtapes on Audiomack called “The Freedom Tape” series. This series took songs of the struggle in America for racial, social, and economic justice. This following playlist is the 12th installment. *Warning profane language*

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Vision

Made close to 30 revolutions around the Earth, Still tryna understand what life is worth. Found my ebony Queen and asked her to build with me, Now we plotting on our empire till kingdom cometh to thee. I was smart enough to sow seeds some odd years ago, Now I’m reaping the benefits and people […]

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Paying Homage to a Brockton Community Activist

Fabiola Hyppolite, 39, of Brockton, passed away on November 18, 2018, after a valiant battle with cancer. Poems for Joujou author, Elijah, knew Fabie as she was called through shared community advocacy work in Brockton. Elijah wrote a poem honoring her which was recently released in the Spring Edition of a local publication called The […]

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Read our article on Meduim

Updated 5/12/19 “The death of a loved one can propel you on a journey that you never thought you’d venture on. For some people it can be an abyss, a sunken place, left feeling they can’t pull themselves out of. For others it can be a spiral of regrets that take hold: I wish I […]