Sunlight Began Dancing With The Fullest Of Hips
Hollow sounds of the tunnel, broke
through glass-shattering loud, squeel and
screech, braking noises. Train is now
pulling into downtown's Whitehall
Station. She stands with her. One hand
holding hers, the other – straphang-
ing. Movements more fluid than, dime-
a-dance girls, back in the Twenties;
hollow sounds of..
conductor, alerts train is trapped
between, Dekalb & Union. Fa-
ces become trapped in anger, un-
til the train began to move. Af-
ter an hour, eyes open, in-
to booby traps; unwittingly
hollow sounds of...
Kenny Fame is an African-American / GLBTQ poet who was born in Paterson, New Jersey; but he currently calls the village of Harlem in NYC his home. He was a recent graduate of Cave Canem's 2011 & 2012 Poetry Conversations Workshop classes. He was the winner of "The Tenth National Black Writers Conference Award for Poetry." He has been a featured "Poet of the Week" on the Poetry Super Highway during the week of January 2-8, 2012. His work has appeared in numerous journal both nationally & internationally such as: Steel Toe Review # 7& 10, River Lit #5, The Fine Line, Emerge Literary Journal # 1, Rufous Salon (Sweden), Milk Sugar, Prompt Literary Magazine, De La Mancha, Anastomoo, ken*again, Assisi Journal, African-American Review, Gloom Cupboard, Black Magnolias Literary Journal # 6.2 & The New Verse News on December 18th 2011; just to name a few. Kenny Fame is currently working on his undergraduate degree at CUNY/ Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn NY.