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March 29, 2013 – 12:51 am |

Cascade Patch is doing a 3 part series on black love and in particular, the new book “Where Did Our Love Go.” (edited by Gil Robertson) In the video series, contributors Amy Elisa Keith and Ed Garnes discuss their contributions to the book and some of the over-arching issues the book tackles such as marriage, divorce, and being single.

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Ed Garnes Pitch And Toss Yet Anotha Tribute Poem

January 17, 2012 – 10:27 pm |

Award winning writer Ed Garnes pays yet another poetic tribute.

When Low Self Esteem Meets Open Mics

December 8, 2010 – 2:58 pm |

Another Ed Garnes Jr. joint!!

Blue Aint The Only Color Of Jazz Ode To Richard Pryor

July 21, 2010 – 11:44 am |

In a touching tribute to Richard Pryor, award winning writer Ed Garnes praises the genius who served as a life long inspiration.

Her Blues Wasn’t Blue Enough

April 7, 2009 – 12:53 pm |

Award winning writer Ed Garnes discusses self esteem/ black women in this latest excerpt from his highly anticipated poetry collection Like Sweet Tea On A Hot Summer Day.

Jesus Two Way

March 6, 2009 – 10:19 am |

Award winning writer Ed Garnes slaps fools upside the head with another joint from his book Like Sweet Tea On A Hot Summer Day.

Like A Slave On Freedom Morning

February 16, 2009 – 9:09 am |

I wrote this piece when I left the plantation (my 9 to 5) at a college who slept on my genius. Don’t be a slave to your job…get your dreams out of layaway…find your FREEDOM MORNING!! I dedicate this poem to my homie Jessica Care Moore, a friend, poet, mother, and warrior who does not have to walk alone (WE GOT U)…

Mad At God: A Poetic Attempt At Healing

January 11, 2009 – 12:30 pm |
Mad At God: A Poetic Attempt At Healing

On what would have been Everett Garnes’ B Day, his brother heals from his passing the best way he knows how…ART!!!!

What We Need Now Is Not Another Blues Poem

January 8, 2009 – 2:20 pm |

In a poignant poem, Ed Garnes responds to the death of Oscar Grant, a recent victim of police brutality.

Ed Garnes Tribute To Jazz Legend Freddie Hubbard

January 5, 2009 – 10:31 am |

Before Street Lights Call Us Home
(A Tribute to Jazz Legend Freddie Hubbard)

By Edward M. Garnes, Jr.

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