was born on October 7th, 1934, in Newark, New Jersey. He began his higher education at Howard University and finished with an M.A. in Philosophy at Columbia University.
His poems found their way into various poetry magazines of the United States, his essays and jazz criticisms as far as CRUCIBLE, a periodical published in Scotland.
He also contributes to the new New York Quarterly URBANITE (Images of the American Negro). His published books are one Volume of poems: PREFACE TO A TWENTY- VOLUME SUICIDE NOTE (Totem Press in association with Cornish Brooks, N.Y., 11, 1961) and a study on the sociological implications of blues.
'. . . Ambitions? To write beautiful poems full of mystical sociology and abstract politics. To show America it is ugly and full of middle-class toads (black and white).
'To become a great political agitator and invade Britain.'
THE END OF MAN 19 HIS BEAUTY
which proves but
to my disorder.
Your world shakes
beneath your shape.
The single shadow
like a live tree
are like clouds
at whose love faith moves
as a dark and