A Moment of Gratitude

The little moments really add up.

On here, I’m usually complaining and lamenting what’s gone wrong in my life. Seems like the only time I document my good times and moments I’m grateful for is in my journal or brief Instagram stories or tweets. But whole blog posts?? Almost never.

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“Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison : Book Review

A fever dream of a classic. Invisible Man, though fiction, addresses race in a very real and evergreen way.

Invisible Man follows the trials and tribulations of an unnamed protagonist. He’s a Black man ousted from his Southern HBCU campus to the streets of Harlem, New York. It opens in his present adulthood living in a basement filled with lightbulbs before flashing heavily back to his adolescence and young adulthood, searching for his identity.

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My Podcast!

I have a podcast coming soon. It will be audio versions of some of my poems and other blogs posts AND bonus content that isn’t on my blog. Y’all should check it out sometime. I already have one episode up. It’s the first poem I put on my site, “The Power of Silence.” Here’s the Anchor.fm link: https://anchor.fm/raven-jordan7

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