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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: 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…

Frankie Reese 1221 Amor

Uptown Poetry: Frankie Reese – 1221 Amor

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Uptown Poetry: Robot

By Pierina Medina (@ProjectLovebot) His heart asked me to listen, I heard it very faint. His aspirations glistened, some tasks filled with constraints. He looks at me in wonder, the woman in his dreams, His walls are up but…

Young Man Washington Heights

Requiem For A Fallen Soldier

BY Frank Medina (@FRANKELITONYC) I remember that first day in the 1st grade school boy uniform and a low fade… Just there chillin’ really not much to say and then you came like “Hey I’m Idi..want to play” and…

Frankie Medina

Notes to Self: The Lost Poems – Was It All Worth It?

BY Frank Medina (@FRANKELITONYC) You always have a plan but life has another You grew up like family called each other brother Mothers went to high school together got pregnant the same summer Dreaming and scheming were your bread…