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Kronic Urb Poetry For The Head By Richard Dedeaux
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Special Collectors Edition: "If smoking Urb is against the law. Then, what are all the liquor stores selling Blunt and Zig Zag cigarette papers for?" This poetry book is dedicated to our... More > Front line Medical Staff, Clients and Caregivers around the world. Together we will explore the pros and cons of this Ancient Urb and it also makes excellent rope and clothing. Not to mention the United States Constitution is written on Hemp. Cannabis is an Urb, vital to the quality of life for Cancer, Hepatitis and other patients with a variety of Ailments. It enhances the appetite and diminishes nausea, caused by Chemo. Yes friends, let's not get it twisted. Smoking blunts in the parking lot at the neighborhood liquor store is recreational Urb smoking. Smoking Physician Prescribed Cannabis in your own home is a matter of life or death. (Enjoy the book and pass it on to friends and strangers. Check out MySpace @ http://www.myspace.com/richarddedeaux To contact me reguarding the books e-mail richarddedeaux@netzero.com< Less
All by Myself Poetry By Richard Dedeaux
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All By Myself Poetry is a four decade struggle of my trials, tribulations and where it all began for me as a Black poet struggling for survival in a White world. Back in the sixties Black people in... More > America had no area of expression except for Jet Magazine. Racism was alive and well. It was in this setting that I first began to project my thoughts on paper, trying to make sense out of thing's that made no sense. Yet, in spite of all the cruel things my country has done to me I have not and will never breed negative thoughts against her. Between these pages lies the hope, disappointment and limited successes of a Black man in the sixties struggling for equality in a Racists America.< Less
By Myself Poetry By Richard Dedeaux
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Special Collectors Edition: By Myself Poetry is a four decade struggle of my trials, tribulations and where it all began for me as a Black poet struggling for survival in a White world. Back in the... More > sixties we had no area of expression except for Jet Magazine. Racism was alive and well. It was in this setting that I first began to project my thoughts on paper, trying to make sense out of thing's that made no sense. Yet, in spite of all the cruel things my country has done to me I have not and never will speak out against her. Between these pages lie the hope, disappointment and limited successes of a Black man struggling for equality in America.< Less
Kronic Urb Poetry For The Head By Richard Dedeaux
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"If smoking Urb is against the law. Then, what are all the liquor stores selling Blunt and Zig Zag cigarette papers for?" Kronic Poetry for the Head is dedicated to our Front line Medical... More > Staff, Clients and Caregivers around the world. Together we will explore the pros and cons of this Ancient Urb. We already know it makes excellent rope and clothing. Not to mention the United States Constitution is written on Hemp. I wonder what our Founding Fathers did with the residue. Cannabis is an Urb, vital to the quality of life for Cancer, Hepatitis and other patients with a variety of Ailments. It enhances the appetite and diminishes nausea, caused by Chemo. Yes friends, let's not get it twisted. Smoking blunts in the parking lot at the neighborhood liquor store is recreational Urb smoking. Smoking Physician Prescribed Cannabis in your own home is a matter of life or death. (Enjoy the book and pass it on to friends and strangers.)< Less
Turbulent 60's Poetry By Richard Dedeaux
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Turbulent Sixties Poetry is the third and most controversial of all my poetry books. It's about the on going struggle of the sixties. Seventeen sixty, Eighteen sixty, then the turbulent 60's. I had... More > become of age and was bitter about what my country had done to me. Yet, in spite of all the injustices done to me I have not and never will advocate any subversive activity against my country the United States America. That's the Black and White bond slave and master established early in America's development. Although in my struggle for equality I did answer one of JFK's Famous quotes with one of my own. "Ask not what you can do for your country, 'cause what in the F_ _ _ _ has it done for you!"< Less
Poetry From New Orleans to Watts By Richard Dedeaux
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Born 1940 in New Orleans Louisiana’s seventh ward, I was forced to live the first fourteen years of my young life under the shameful banner of sanctioned segregation and all its negative... More > repercussions. These cruel deeds compelled me to pass my pain on to love ones' and others close to me. In 1953 I was liberated from southern segregation and relocated to Watts California where integration was destroying that viable Black community. Civil Rights was in vogue on the West Coast which gave me the platform that allowed me an area of expression. 'Poetry from New Orleans to Watts' chronicles the cause and effect legal segregation had on me which led to my transition from being a second class Negro into a Black Activist poet.< Less
POETRY ANTHOLOGY OF A WATTS PROPHET 1960 - 2008 By RICHARD DEDEAUX
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Special Hard Cover, Three Book Collectors Edition: "When Poet's practice their craft four plus decades their failures and successes are well worth reading lest ye repeat them." Poetry... More > Anthology of a Watts Prophet -1960 - 2008 is 385 pages. 'All by Myself Poetry' is an optimistic view of that hopelessness. ‘Poetry from the Big Easy to Watts’ began to take another turn, that’s when I began questioning my second class citizenship in a land of plenty, which began my transition from a second class Negro into a Black Activist Poet. 'The Turbulent 60's is my third and most controversial of the three poetry books. It's about the racism, exploitation and Black peoples’ on-going struggle for freedom, in the 60's. Seventeen sixty, Eighteen sixty, then the Turbulent 60's. I watched as horses, dogs and fire hoses attacked and pushed helpless old Grandmothers down. I had seen enough. It was time for action. Check out MySpace for more information on me and the Watts Prophets http://www.myspace.com/richarddedeaux< Less
Turbulent 60's Poetry By Richard Dedeaux
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Special Collectors Edition: Turbulent 60's Poetry is the first and most controversial of all my poetry books. It's about the on-going struggle of the sixties. Seventeen sixty, Eighteen sixty, then... More > the turbulent 60's. I had finally become of age and was bitter about what my country had done to me. Yet, in spite of all the injustices I have not and never will advocate any subversive activity against my country the United States America. That's the Black and White bond slave and master established early in America's development. Although in my bitterness I did answer one of JFK's Famous quotes with one of my own. "Ask not what you can do for your country, 'cause what in the F_ _ _ _ has it done for you!"< Less
Poetry From New Orleans to Watts By Richard Dedeaux
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Special Collectors Edition: I was born in 1940. I lived in New Orleans Louisiana’s seventh ward. I was forced to live the first fourteen years of my young life under the shameful banner of... More > sanctioned segregation and all its negative repercussions. These cruel deeds compelled me to pass my pain on to love ones' and others close to me. In 1953 I was liberated from southern segregation and relocated to Watts California where integration was destroying that viable Black community. Civil Rights was in vogue on the West Coast which gave me the platform that allowed me an area of expression. 'Poetry from New Orleans to Watts' chronicles the cause and effect legal segregation had on me which led to my transition from being a second class Negro into a Black Activist poet.< Less
Poetry From New Orleans to Watts By Richard Dedeaux
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Born 1940 in New Orleans Louisiana’s seventh ward, I was forced to live the first fourteen years of my young life under the shameful banner of sanctioned segregation and all its negative... More > repercussions. These cruel deeds compelled me to pass my pain on to love ones' and others close to me. In 1953 I was liberated from southern segregation and relocated to Watts California where integration was destroying that viable Black community. Civil Rights was in vogue on the West Coast which gave me the platform that allowed me an area of expression. 'Poetry from New Orleans to Watts' chronicles the cause and effect legal segregation had on me which led to my transition from being a second class Negro into a Black Activist poet.< Less