Delaware

In December 2015, Governor Jack Markell appointed the Twin Poets, Nnamdi Chukwuocha and Albert Mills, as the seventeenth poets laureate of the state of Delaware. Respected poets on the spoken word scene, Chukwuocha and Mills have performed with poets such as Chinua Achebe, Amiri Baraka, the Last Poets, Haki Madhubuti, Walter Mosley, and Sonia Sanchez.

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1. Be it known I was born in deciduous Forest though I appear to come from Sea.

2. In the year of my birth, billion-year-old Rock. Appalachia dapple grey.

3. I looked up at those loaves like a three-year-old met with giant mother’s naked ass. I watered her Toes. I ran and ran.