Venus Sings by Reza Rites


April 2015

You Inspired

You Inspired
by Reza Corinne Clifton
(written for a friend and colleague with whom I shared a classroom)

When they ask me how you spoke
I will say you sang.

When they ask me how you walked
I will say you flew.

When they ask me how you taught
I will say you inspired.

Thank you for your gifts. 


May I have your attention please?! Okay, thank you. This is a Hollie Cook tribute post. Thank you. That is all.

Can’t stop listening to her, so I decided I’d reblog this post. I mean, I’m on the third rotation in a row of the album right now, lol, and I’m making plans to pick up her sophomore release soon. Her voice alongside Prince Fatty – well it’s just dreamy, dammit!


Tune in tomorrow night promptly at 9 to catch the spaceship to #OctaviaCity w/ @blacktribbles @afrofuturistaffair @mythmedia @the_aura_sphere on at 9pm for original tales of #afrofuturism and #scifi inspired by #OctaviaButler | catch up on the last four episodes at

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