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Bethel Erastus, PhD

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Radical Rambles

For These, We Have Loved…

-To be wealthy: – Be generous -To succeed: – Serve. -To laugh: – Have a sense of humor – make others laugh. -To prosper: – Be honest. -To excel: – Practice -To go far: – Get up early. -To change someone: – Change yourself. *-To be great: – Be disciplined * -To be strong: – …

Poetry

In Cyber Space

In Cyber Space Do not look for me online. I am not there. Do not call out for me in outer space.I cannot and will not hear you. Do not fire emails in all directions hoping to find me. They won’t get very far. Look again in your inbox. It says ‘address unknown”. Forget social …

Books

The Wall of Hope

THE WALL OF HOPE. The Berlin Wall came tumbling down. The summit of division no longer stands. Men now rejoice with their barriers down. For unity and purpose, all now understand. A divided people once in bondage held. They marched in isolation to the tune of discord. Now united and free from their ties, they …

Poetry

Killing Me Gently

Killing me Softly. The mirror on the wall confirmed the feeling. The blurry look on the face, staring back at me in defiance,  Was one with an appointment with the shifting sands. Confusion of all that tease. Retiring for the night, my thoughts for company. Stepping into the lane of memory and turbulence. Solitude in …

Poetry

Endlessly

Endlessly. The fruits of the morning call and the early dews of time The look on your face, peaceful. The many words unspoken. Your heartbeat in steady rhythm pacing. My trembling hands outstretched The hairs rise on the back of my neck as I observe the torso outstretched. Your thoughts, blatant on your calm face. …

Poetry

I hear You

I long to hear your voice early in the morning before the waking of dawn. To be re-assured by your presence and have my fears calmed. My ears await, with eagerness, the sweet softness of your tender tones. And, my spirit, summoned from the uncertainty of stasis, by the inspiration of your words. I want …

Poetry

Unchoke

With no experience of impediment, his walk without blemish, He observes with amusement, the curious steps of the man who walks with a lisp. Alas! you must forgive for unknown to him is the hernia genitalia. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ A dashing smile across her face as the dress enveloped her torso. Those feminine contours relax in proud …

Poetry

The Valley of Peace – To All The Ladies

The Valley of Peace Awake! Awake O! Daughter of Zion. Arise and shine O! Fair Damsel of the valleys Put on your robe of smile with warmth. Dress up in the royal tunic of mirth Say onto the mirror, ‘you are blessed’. And to your shadow, ‘I am a jewel’ Speak softly to your heart, …

Books

McNagod – A Novel

Chapter One: Pilate Pangea What is the truth, mother earth? Towards the year 3030, man had become one with technology and rolled back the frontiers of the possible. To capture the essence of the advancement, man had become almost a spiritual machine. Teleportation posed a serious contender for replacing conventional modes developed in the dying …

Articles

Jury Racial Construct

Jury Racial Construct: An antithesis to the reason curve Abstract The normative landscape of Anglo-American criminal jurisprudence is steeped in gut-wrenching racial discrimination. This occurs at all levels of the criminal justice system and has almost become normalized. One stops short of branding it institutionalized not because the term lacks justification but, because it is …