Browsing: Cheryl Boyce-Taylor

Book Reviews

Mama Phife Represents by Cheryl Boyce-Taylor

Review by Nadia Wynter In Mama Phife Represents, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, an island woman from Trinidad, a mother, wife, friend, poet, an artist, gives the world a peek inside her grieving heart after the death of her beloved son, Malik…

Grief and Loss

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor – Poems

CHERYL BOYCE-TAYLOR STILL THE SWEETEST WORDS I EVER HEARD: Mom, I found my girl, she reminds me of you. Her name is Deisha. Mom I’m getting married walk me down the aisle. Mom I’m coming home for your birthday…

Interviews

An Interview of Cheryl Boyce-Taylor by Keisha-Gaye Anderson

Arrival: An Interview of Cheryl Boyce-Taylor by Keisha-Gaye Anderson Cheryl Boyce-Taylor’s Arrival is a much-anticipated poetry collection by the Trinidadian-born writer. Here, Cheryl is interviewed by Keisha-Gaye Anderson at the Five Myles Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, on June 14,…

Features

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor Reads Poems from Arrival

Cheryl Boyce Taylor reads poems from her new book, Arrival, at the Five Myles Gallery in Brooklyn on June 14, 2017. Thanks to Five Myles Gallery and Donna Lee Weber for the video footage. Arrival is a love story…

Book Reviews

Arrival by Cheryl Boyce-Taylor

Review by Anton Nimblett What She Name? If your life were a poem, what form would it take? Which of us could claim the delicate and even couplet? Who the villanelle and who the quadrille? Would your life be…

Selections

About Mom Egg Vol. 8 “Lessons”

A girl finds out something new about her mother’s second husband.  A teenager succumbs to the lure of adventure on a Haitian night.  A non-observant grandmother attempts to explain a religious holiday to a child.  A grown man fails to…

Selections

The Mom Egg Vol. 5 2007 Selections

The Mom Egg Vol. 5 2007 Selections Radhiyah Ayobami 20 When I was 20 Me and my best friend Ama worked at Popeye’s And after our shift was over We’d change our striped shirts, wash…