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Uptown Poetry

Notes to Self: The Lost Poems – She’s Gone

BY Frank Medina (@FRANKELITONYC) CALIfornia Dreaming, while I’m in MIAmi napping MUSIC in my ear from the days of ARTISTS RAPPING.. Now KIDS, who never left their room… Claim that they’ve been TRAPPING And the STREETS ain’t been the…

Vampires Have Been Spotted In Washington Heights…

Vampires have invaded the hood. Well, sort of. Vampire in the Heights is a short film currently in pre-production written by Frank Medina and to be directed by Gato Luna. Currently Gato is working on 2 projects: 179th Street…

Uptown Poetry: City, I Am

By The Native I am buildings bridges tunnels highways traffic lights hip-hop rock cops crooks mayors movies hoods hi-rise low-income haves have nots…

Notes to Self: The Lost Poems – I am the Heights

BY Frank Medina (@FRANKELITONYC) 10 4 84 A Star is born Presbyterian Hospital, ready for the impossible Dominican Mother and a Puerto Rican Dad Who made the decision at 17, few wish they had but for the love of…

Uptown Poetry: My Dear

By Pierina Medina (@ProjectLovebot) My Dear, In a world with no discretion you can die or live and accept. While so many will cease to see this they will only live to expect with a hopelessness so perplexed, I…