Belleville, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2004
A street-style poetry extravaganza! Walk the enlightening trek with this spoken word collection of poetry, which embraces the heart and mind of a generation. The First Time I exposes tragedies and victories through insightful poems of passion and short story, reflecting on the past, and challenging the reader to chase an evasive future. An eyewitness to the troubleÂs that plague urban society, a champion against the odds, and an inspirational work of living art originally written for radio, live performances, or someoneÂs living-roomÂthe dial on the meter spins from its energy.
ÂProof that a man can feelÂ Â Stacey J. McAdoo-Baring My Soul
ÂOne of the leading advocates of the poetic renaissance in the black communityÂ ÂMemphis Vaughn- Timbooktu.Com
Zamounde Allie is a native Detroit writer whose credits include his first book, As the World Burns, and featured work in the anthology Journey to TimBookTu. His articles, essays, and poetry also appeared in Rhapsody in Black, and the Writeous magazines. Zamounde is currently attending Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.
The First Time I: Performance Poetry & More ISBN:0-595-31324-8, April 15, 2004, Paperback $11.95 paperback, eBook $6.00, published by iUniverse, available at bn.com, Amazon.com, and Booksamillion.com.