Gary W. Fort has been writing poetry for twenty-five years. His very first poem was published in the first edition of Poet’s Market in 1985. His work has appeared in many major magazines and newspapers, such as Essence, Class, True Love, Modern Romances, Modern Bride, True Confessions, At Ease, and The Atlantic. Before his adult collection entitled Mortal Man, the author has published two children’s books of poetry entitled Mom I Love Spaghetti and I Like Parades. He was also a staff writer for the Apple Blossom Connection, where he wrote a monthly column. He has won many major awards for his poetry and honours.
This is an exciting collection from the experience of an African American writer whose voice should be read and heard whether black or white. The lyrical content in his work flow from poems relating to matters of the heart to poems of the struggle of the world in the streets to the place of God in...