And I Wonder …

Jose Vilson Jose

“Find your dreams come true And I wonder if you know What it means To find your dreams …” I’ve been forced to do a …

Flash Flood Warning

Jose Vilson Jose

The G_d around me and not the G_d I am tapped twice on my shoulder before the storm hit In rumbles calling for home sanctuary …

Peanuts Have To Shower, Too

Jose Vilson Jose

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to be part of my friend AnnMary’s baby shower. I wish I took pictures, but I swear to you, …

Too Cool For School

Jose Vilson Writing

I’m surprised by the serendipity of this August 1st. A few quick notes: 1) I’m the featured artist on RainTiger’s Poetry Site for August 2007. …

Courage to Teach

Jose Vilson Education

Every morning for a good 3 weeks or so, I’d been reading Teaching With Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach, a poetry compilation …

N-Word Reverie

Jose Vilson

This is what I was feeling last week. Before you judge, ask from whence it came. Hope y’all like … “N-Word Reverie” by Jose Vilson …

They Reminisce Over You, My G_d

Jose Vilson

This is just another one of those stream-of-consciousness poems. I’m at a point in my writing where I can just write well without thinking too …

Season’s Change

Jose Vilson

“Season’s Change” (first draft, so don’t bite me) © Jose Vilson 2007 The buds blossom on trees still covered with frost The calendar tells us …

It Doesn’t Feel Right

Jose Vilson

As a poet, I often have a hard time coming up with something to write about. For those of you who know me well, you’re …

The Divisibility Theorem

Jose Vilson Jose

*** I thought maybe some of my readers wouldn’t know some of this number theory I’m presenting here with this poem. Basically, the fundamental theorem …

For She (The Poem)

Jose Vilson

Today, I performed for my kids and they didn’t believe I wrote this myself. Surprise, surprise. Some of you know me from other incarnations on …

Genesis (Why I Write)

Jose Vilson Writing

The biggest question any burgeoning writer answers for anyone is “Why do you write?” Whether one write essays, lesson plans, and poetry (like yours truly), …

I Am the Eggman

Jose Vilson

Let me preface this by saying that anything I write here might actually have to do with my thoughts on myself. That may seem like …