Kimberlynne Darby Newton

Kimberlynne Darby Newton is a World History professor at Alabama State University. She has published books and are all available at Amazon.

Ballad for Ripe Ladies

Vines no longer hold us. We are too ripe, to rich to swing. Ripe women fall. We release the vine because it can no longer claim us Succulent, dripping with nectar, heavy for the bite. We smile at the taut…

Poems by Kimberlynne Darby Newton

Hello, I’m Kim. I write poetry, erotica and prose. Here are a few selections from Anthem, my upcoming book of Protest, Poetry and Passion, my upcoming book of erotic. Hope you enjoy. Sisters I speak to Original Woman. Stripped of…

Race

I read this article this morning. I got that ‘taste’ in my mouth. It tasted of old iron, like blood but with a too familiar twang. It’s like trying to describe the flavor your tongue. Dang near impossible, hunh? I…

Anthem: Protest Poetry

FOREWORD Anthem is my fight song. A response to the cruelties manifesting towards the poor, the “other” and the weak. Two strokes in 2013 robbed me of my life’s work, my ability to care for protect my son, mobility and…