Poetry Drawer: Fear of a Black Psychic: Line/Break by Chris Courtney Martin

Fear of a Black Psychic

When you know too much,
You grow too much…

You’re sure too much.
You’re poor too much.

You feel too much.
You’re real too much.
Start thinking that you–
Can heal too much.

You hear too much.
They feared as much.


I break lines
With thunder-crack
To outshout
The voice
Of your lover.

Chris Courtney Martin (They/Them/Theirs) is a multidisciplinary artist and psychic medium originally from Philadelphia. Their post-kundalini creative quest has yielded a prolific burst of poetry publications via Alien Buddha Press, Lothlorien Poetry Journal, Erato Magazine and more. Their debut poetry/prose chapbook THE BOOK OF I.P. (Idle Poems) is available on Amazon in paperback. The follow-up full-length collection SLAM POEMS FOR MY BATHROOM MIRROR…And Other Selected Works… is due to launch in the Fall of 2023. Martin also releases music under the name KWEAN OONTZ and continues to build a career as a screenwriter and budding producer.  Twitter Instagram Threads

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