Poem by Jacques Fleury


  Haiku: For Ferguson Wisteria gathers Tinged boys die as mothers cry Flower pickin’ time…     Jacques Fleury is the author of Sparks in the Dark: A Lighter Shade of Blue. His collaborative CD A Lighter Shade of Blue with folk group Sweet Wednesday is available on iTunes. Rachel Copans is a Burgeoning poet […]

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Bamboozled No More! Justice and Heart Break


  I hoped the headline was wrong. But there it was, the New York Times reported that the US Justice Dept. planned to release Darren Wilson of any wrongdoing regarding the death of Michael Brown. I wasn’t surprised but I wanted to be wrong. I wanted to wake up and experience justice. I live with […]

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Bamboozled No More! The Shot Heard Round the World


  Unarmed black man shot and killed by an armed and trained white Police Officer happens far too many times in the United States. The scenario has been repeated so often, it could be thought of as some sort of initiation practice with deep historical roots. In response to this horrific tradition, black parents developed […]

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A Twist of Lime #4: Grand Fury


  Oddball Magazine is proud to welcome our friends at JP Lime Productions and introduce the hard hitting and well crafted talents of the JP Lime crew. We hope that bringing JP Lime to our readers and fan base will not only enlighten and entertain but also inform on the latest hip hop entertainment news. […]

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Poem by Matthew Parker


  Maybe maybe…this is the poem that shouldn’t even be written maybe it’s not even a poem and… maybe I’m not even a poet maybe poetry ain’t real maybe this is therapy between pen and and pad, mic and speakers, my words and your ears, maybe it’s all I can say and all you will […]

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