Suicide is Riddled

Suicide is Riddled

The suicide rate is on the rise and we must push back against this lie that seeks to take precious life. After being asked by a radio talk show host to submit a spoken word piece, though I had several mentions in some of my works, I wrote this tonight. As I reflect on...
We Are a Resilient People

We Are a Resilient People

By William Owens | Copyright 2018 We are resilient as a peopleBlackBeautifulBroad BountifulBold with talents that are powerful  Our endurance is epicvoice is distinct feet are stronghands are giftedOur Love is deep      ...

I Am America

I AM AMERICA Copyright (c) 2020 by William Owens Who Am I? Who are you? Who Are We as a Nation When we refuse to celebrate the beauty of our pigmentation To enjoy the God-given expression of our uniqueness as a person How long will we allow ourselves to be held...

The Melody of My Life

After watching the movie, “Unplanned”, my heart was torned as I witnessed the process of what happens during an abortion. It was one morning when I awoke that God wispered to me, The Melody of My Life. It would be the voice of the unborn child speaking to...

A Resilient People

I wrote this poem as I reflected on the history of Black Americans and how resilient we have been to overcome the many obstacles that have challenged our resolved. We are truly a resilient people! William Owens, Jr. Click Here to access The Poetic Expressions of Hope,...