Thursday, January 31, 2008
I look at the violence that is daily ripping apart Kenya while Kibeki play politics, his farce leading to the deaths of now hundreds if not more. Luos, Kikuyus, Kalejin, and Massais at each other throats. It's sickening. So much African blood has been spilt, just these past 2 decades alone. Rwanda, Burundi, Nigeria, Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, the CAR, Cote D'Ivoire, Kenya, Uganda, Darfur, the Sudan, Mozambique, Angola, Sierra Leone, Liberia, our nieghborhoods and cities in the US, Canada, and the Carribean, the flavelas of Brazil, the slums of South and Central America...! AIE MON GRAND MET WHEN IS ENOUGH ENOUGH?
WHEN THE HELL ARE WE GOING TO PULL TOGETHER REGARDLESS OF ETHNIC GROUP, and ECONOMIC CLASS, and SEXUALITY!!? This is insanity! All this pointless, pointless killing and for what I ask is it for? For money. For power. For the slight chance to lord it over someone else. For possesions which rot on earth as you shall one day rot in the ground when you die. My heart hurts just a little.
It's just that so many of us are so long gone. War, famine, AIDS, ethnic violence, relgious violence, criminal violence...And our people die for nothing. Not for making life better, not for changing things, not for sacraficing for our freedom, these death caused by these things have no glory and they are a horror which should make you cringe! It should make you as a Black man or woman scream to the heavens, fall to your knees before your God or Gods, and weep. But we do not. Not really we just go on about our lives.
So for those of you who are out there making a difference in any way... I salute you.
For those of you who have gone to the otherside because of the aforementioned horrors, with you families and loved ones I grieve, to you I bequeth a peaceful rest and know that I will do what I can do to not let your deaths' be in vain.
And to those of you who are indifferent I challenge you to care. You are your brother's keeper. Yes you are. We as a people need to really start acting like it.
Today I feel the heavieness of Africa's Children's problems on my heart and I now respond to that call.
Be blessed, be aware, be good and kind to one other, and above all else do not let their death's be in vain.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
I am doing alright, a little irritated with Trumph but that shall pass. Relationships are what they are we are well. I've been enjoying life. This week I'm supposed to be going over to see my Cousin Rachelle for dinner. I hope she cooks something good. Hopefully a chicken dish. Right now I'm hungry and I could kill for some fried chicken. I digress...I dunno I been good. I'm watching the second season of Rome on DVD which is quite good. Lots more intrigue, treachery, violence, you know all the stuff a good historical drama dealing with dynastical issues should have. If you have not seen it take a look at it. You will love it I assure you.
Other than that I've just been chillin'. My raise is coming through on this upcoming check and it will fat compared to the last opne because I was able to work some fuller weeks, the last check had to do with my getting that nasty virus which almost left me, well aint no almost about it, it did leave me incapacitated for some time. I'm looking forward to Valentines Day and to the fact that my very best friend in the world Franklin Demond Baker is coming to visit me here in Seattle.
FOR THAT I CAN NOT WAIT!!! I miss him so terribly you have no idea. The weather in Seattle today is grey, the tempature is cold, we've been getting this like faux snow kinda weather...It's a trip. The whole city's population acts as if we're about to go thru the Apocalypse when just a few flakes fall. All you East Coaster boiz and the like would so laugh at us if you came here during such an event. I know you would cause I certainly do.
I am kicking around the idea of a vacation, both of them kinda related to you Bloggers. I'm not sure of which to do. Mr Jones is drumming up the idea of having a meeting in Baltimore in May, while Adam Irby is talking about Blogotopia in NYC. And while meeting my fellow brothers in blogging sounds fun I'm not so sure I wish to do either. Let me explain. I have been and I am most personal on this blog. And well I dunno some of you guys that may read this seem.. Well you might not be so nice to Kyon or my love Trumph who is coming with me. I mean I could just hear it now someone asking me about some of not so shining moments I've spoken of on this blog and not out of an attempt to be helpful either. Then again it could be a lot of fun. I never been to Baltimore and I've yet to see NYC as an adult, I'm leaning more to NYC...Maybe I could do both...? It owuld be a great deal of money...I shall see. part of me is yearning for somewhere South. Like Florida. I wanna go to Florida and I kinda wanna go by myself. Why not? Trumph is leaving for almost two months driving thru the South with his father to Miss. I sure do not want to go on that trip. Uh uh.
I suppose I shall figure it all out. You know I really want to go to Disney World. I know only you Kyon right? Well once again why not? I love that kind of stuff it's what keeps me so fresh faced and the like.
Well I'm open to suggestions on where I should vacation. Throw me some ideas guys. Be blessed all of you. Adieu.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
All of you in Blogland seem well, with the exception of ole boy who was robbed recently. A most messy business. People shoudln't be robbin' folkz. People myself included work hard for what they have. Ahh bien the world can be an evil place. I hope you catch him Corey and when you do shoot in him the palms of his hands. That way they will be maimed and he will never be able to steal anything again. Ever. He also won't have the use of his hands... OH well that what's you get when you go thieving.
Bumpalump is talking up a storm. The petit just prattles on about this and that. He tell us stories that Trumph and I can hardly follow and he sings, he is well too my baby boi. For that I am most thankful.
Well so I saw this post on Adam Irby's blog and figured it would be fun to do my own version of this. Why should Adam get all the fun? Right of course right. SO here are some Kyonismes that I have developed over the years that you are free to use. Some of them are involved and long but then I have a bit of that in. I'm really scarecely as vapid and eparvescent as I seem to sometimes be on this blog. SO enjoy.
1. "Booki fe li gombo mais Lapin mange li." The Hyena prepares that gombo but the Rabbit eats it. This an old French Creole Proverb based on Compere Lapin (Brer Rabbit) and Compere Booki( Brer Wolf I believe would fit though we always say Hyena. The actual origin of the word Booki means Hyena in Woolof, I suppose it is a word we held onto during the darkness of slavery.), it is a proverb of caution for folk to watch out for users who will more often than not reap the rewards of your labor, giving, love etc leaving you with nothing in return.
2. "You can make a whore out of everyone else but you will never make one out of me." I transliterated this from Elizabeth Part I. In a very powerfully charged scene Elizabeth rounds on Lord Robert screaming: "SIR YOU MAY MAKE WHORES OF MY LADIES IN WAITING BUT YOU WILL NEVER MAKE ONE OF ME!" It was a most snap worthy saying. I had to adopt it. Basically I have said this to men who think I'm stupid or I have nothing better to do than to be their booty call. I require a commitment these days for the most part, I refuse to be someone's whore or mister.
3. "Goodbye I hope *whatever grisly form of death I choose* happens to you and your friends. " I say this too people I hate and or well just hate. TO me it's cute I'm being sachrine sweet but cursing them in way with a grisly end. At the very least it's the most carthartic of my sayings. But you have to sound really nice when you say this or it doesn't have the same effect.
4. "If you don't get that mouth of yours to keep my name out of it I swear I will cut your tongue and then sew your mouth shut so you can drown in your own blood and choke on your own screams!" I told this to a male who would not stop bad mouthing me after I soundly slapped him a couple times. It worked. He never spoke my name again.
5. "I do not like wars. They have uncertain outcomes." And so they do. In the Gay World I have not found a great deal of kindness. Some of us are so broken and hurt that we are poisoned and evil. That's all well and good if you are such a Gay man who refuses to get therapy or to just get over it, but I will not put up with such things. However I have found simply disengaging most people when they attempt a fight or social vendetta is the best way of things. War does have uncertain outcomes and you may be the victor of the battle today and the looser of the war tomorrow.
6. "A Lover will tell anything except their sins." I believe this is self explanatory.
7. "Es tu tres bien finir? Are you very well finished?" I always give people time to finish their whatevers. Especially for those of us in the Life it is a neccisity. I mean I've seen some trully awesome performances from some of the worlds best drama queens before using this line.
8. "That was a most wondeful performance. Will you be accepting your Oskar in person or via satelite?" Hey some folkz you just gotta sometimes be like that with. I mean goodness some of you go thru life like your stuck inside of GH. Get it together.
9. "Il n'ya pas de besoin d'expliquer. Je comprends tous." This is what I say to someone when I catch them up to no good. Aside from being in French and sounding pretty which I force myself to pronounce in a calming way it gives me time to think of what to do next. Realize if I use this phrase with you you are in trouble.
10. "Fools they may bei n love but they are still happy while here you sit miserable." I say this to people who hate on those in love. Usually such males are just jealous. Right catch it.
Well Imma going. I hope you liked my Kyonismes. Be blessed and be good...Adieu.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
The Fraggle Episode Conclusion
Psrt 2 of the Fraggle Episode
So that picture of the Fraggles which were supposed to be on my belated Happy New Year's Post didn't come out right so I went ahead and decided to give y'all another visit to your childhood with an episode of the Fraggles. Why 'cause I like them so there.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008
So if you were a Mutant, like in the Marvel Comics Universe (all of you who read this are not that unwise of what Mutants are I know y'all seen the movies and watched the cartoon as kidz) what powers would you have and why? I'm bored and your responses would interest me those of you who read this so drop me a comment and let me know. I'll start off with what abilities I would have or like to have:
I for one, would love to have the powers of the White Queen Emma Frost.
Her powers? Well Emma Frost aka the White Queen (I know the name is a pun do not go there, I want her powers I do not want to be her. Even though she is kinda hot looking); is a renowned telepath whose telepathic powers are devastating. She can even hold her own at times against Professor Charles Xavier. Her secondary mutation which manifested during the near destruction of the Island of Genosha was the ability to transform her Body into an organic diamond substance similar to the organic iron transformation of Colossus aka Piotr Rasputin. Her body is almost totally invulnerable and while she does loose her telepathic abilities she can manipulate her body parts, most notably her fingers and arms in various weapons that always mess up her enemies. Plus she gains extraordinary super human strength in this diamond form as well.
Not too bad for powers huh? Not too mention that I would "look rather splendid in the light" and have some of Terminator 2 Bad Guy's shapeshifting abilities, telepahty has always been a fav power of mine. Psionic abilites are so cool I think and it would be fun toy with lesser minds. I mean if someone made me mad I could mentally make them crap their pants, if I had only a dollar and wanted to shop I could mentally make them see a Roosevelt and do my thang, if I wanted someone to leave me alone I could implant messed up images in their mind so that htey feared me, as you see telepathic powers and their possibilites are kinda endless.
So as I said which powers would you have and would you use them for the good of Humanity or would you be a super villian bent on dominating the world, or would you be a little bit of both. Drop me a line fellaz and let me know...
So perhaps coming back to work health wise was not the smartest thing. My eyes hurt, I feel stuffed as a plush toy in ma tete, and I have drank so much green tea today that I could probably perform Japanese Tea Ceremony with the ease of a noble from the Shogunate era.
I feel like crap and I only want to go home to my bed and rest and play video games and watch mindless television. I was going to cook tonight, fry some chicken but I will not be doing that not right now. And yes I know this will sound childish but I want my Mommy... Yeah I said it so what? Like none of y'all ever wanted your mommy when you feel sick. The only good thing about this is I'm off tomorrow and the day after so that shall give me more time to recoup. I mean I do not feel that bad but I still feel baaaaadddd!
I'm happy though because my day is soon to be done in only 2 hours. If I can just hold out until then...Aie le Bon Dieu et Jesu donnez moi la fortitude....Pleeze. I used to neveru nderstand how people could die from the flu or feel as if they were dying from it. I do now. So I implore all of you who read my Blog get your flu shots. This plague has laid me low as I have not been laid low in years. not da bizness not da bizness not da bizness. Okay well I'm done whining. For now at least. Send me your prayers mes zamis so that I shall get better soon. Aiight be blessed all et bonsoir.
These are the joys of having a little one in your life. Bumpalump is sooo cute. I love him more than life itself. God has given me the most wonderful gift, the ability to impact the life of a boy of African Descent and for that I am continually awed, amazed, and thankful.
Kyon at da CUFF. So even though I was sick I did go out on Sunday Night for a lil bit got tired of sleeping all day in the house.
Bonjou, bonjou, bjonjou!
Vive le President Des Etas Unis...! Peut-etre? More on that later.
So after my last entry I did go home sick and spent the last 2 and half days in bed sleeping, playing video games, drinking juice, and eating. Trumph has taken good care of me, and I had Bumpalump for company which was not so bad. Pauvre ti garcon he was sick as well.
I finished XMen 2 and killed Apocalypse, excuse me defeated him, since at the end ofthe game Professor X was all we do not destory folkz. It was a good game I had a good team of Wolverine, Bipshop, Jean Grey/ Sunfire/Storm/Iceman and Scarlet Witch/Cyclops and I kicked ass with them. I loved this game like I said better than the first a comic book lover's dream.
So now I am playing Star Wars Kinghts of the Old Republic 2. Pretty good so far we shall see. Anyways I feel better physically was never feeling bad any other way. If naything I feel rested and ready for the day here at work where I am now. So did any of y'all watch the debates? I did. The Republicans seemed like a bunch of typical stupid rich White Men. Clueless, wrinkled, small minded, with even smaller dicks I'm sure and, utterly incapable of doing or saying anything that doesn't seem like it belongs in a movie about European Facists during the Second World War.
The Democrats? Interesting debate though I'm not so sure how I felt about folkz ganging up on Hillary. Obama did distinguish himself though and it appears that he may be the one to win. I couldn't see how anyone could vote for the Cetniks...Opps I mean the Republicans again. Well I could but well I shall keep that to myself. However Trumph feels that he will be assasinated when he gets into office. I dunno who to vote for now, I like Clinton, I like Obama, I like Richardson, don' much feel the Southern White Man, for that reason he is a Southern White Man and therefore he is evil... Jus kidding. No not really... Okay I am. No not really. At any rate who knows what shall happend but I am watching these politcal doings with an intense antcipation.
For I certainly am ready for this counrty to change for the better. Or Trumph and I are immigrating to Canada. I've been having bad dreams of what may be coming as of late. For us the People...Yet enough of that for now.
Right now I'm on hold and just chillin'. Hope all of you are having a grea day, be blessed and show love to those who need it. And Mr Jones I think you should break the captain's fingers so he can't type anymore evil comments to you and your site. Either that or pop him in da mouth. Okay adieu mes zamis.
Saturday, January 05, 2008
Well how was everyone's New Year? Mine was pretty good. I spent a quiet night, well sort of. Got off of work at 7, headed to my brother Jason's house for a bit had couple drinks, socialized with family and their friends, then headed home. As I was returning home I saw the 1st casualty of the New Year some guy was lying the street covered in blood with his friend attemptting to direct traffic around him. I knew at that point that my choosing to go home was the right choice it was simply getting to crazy out there.
My cousins Josai and some other cousin whose name I can't recall, I want to say Vandre.. Ahh bien he is the son of Tatie Andrea.
Tiffany my sister in law
Gia our drunk house guest for the Holidayz. Well she aint a drunk she just is drunk alot lately. Or at least she was on New Years Eve when I took thiSphoto.
I spent the rest of the night playing video games, watching tv, and sipping my beer. Trumph was playing a gig but I was hardly in lonely spirits. It was a most relaxing New Year's Eve. I had a lovely 3 day Holiday after that and now I'm back at work. Sick, tired, and needing not to be working but in the best of spirits. Few things can really depress me much. Life is too short to be miserable. It really is. All in all, maladie aside, life is still wonderful, I'm loving my video games, right now I'm playing Xmen 2 and I am going into the sewers to find Sebastian Shaw. This game is definately better than the 1st and the 1ST one was da shit! So yeah I'm happy just me and my video games. Well if I aint told y'all alrerady
Belated BON ANEE! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Take care of yourselves and give love to each other! PAIX!!! Oh and don't worry about me and this cold I will survive. Have a great year. And be happy like Fraggles. They have no worries. I'd like to be a Fraggle sometimes, dance all day run around half naked. Well I do that last part anyways...Oh whatever Happy New Years...
"Dance you cares away worries for another day let the music play down in Fraggle Rock!"
Yeah I know I'm a dork.
Salut Mes Zamis Sak Passe!
Enter my world for a second... What? Huh? Well yes there are Black People in the NW and yes we have a vibrant culture up here. I mean naw Seattle aint Atlanta or NYC or DC or Chicago or any other city with a huge Black Population, but it's my home and there are few places as beautiful... Not too mention in all of the NW Seattle and Tacoma have the highest Black Population. So come on enter the world of Kyon....Yon Yon Yon.... Sigh. I was trying to make an echo sound. Now look I I know I got some typos and things so be patient with me folkz.... Cause I get excited when I write... Okay there is no excuse 'cept that it's my page I do what I want! *smile*