A Kwanzaa Poem

by the Seven Foot Poet

In the coming year, we expect to hear a lot more from the Seven Foot Poet, who here conveys to our readership his holiday greetings.

A Kwanzaa Poem

by the Seven Foot Poet

It’s about love

It’s about life

It’s about our culture

Our family our community

Our genius our birthright

It’s about love

It’s about life

It’s about our culture

Our family our community

Our genius our birthright

We remember our glory our stories

Yesterdays yesterday

Those that came before me

Today’s today

Rebuilding our way

Tomorrows tomorrow

Sunshine good times

And learning from our sorrows

It’s about love

It’s about life

It’s about our culture

Our family our community

Our genius our birthright

Umoja – Unity

Kujichagulia – Self-determination

Ujima – Collective work/collective responsibility

Ujamma – Cooperative Economics

Nia – Purpose

Kuumba – Creativity

Imani – Faith

It’s about love

It’s about life

It’s about our culture

Our family our community

Our genius our birthright

Umoja Kujichagulia Ujima

Ujamma Nia Kuumba Imani