Apprentice – Author Demitri Tyler

 

A Yard front in back

a roof walls that shelter

and hold foundation solid

 

And ground a door to enter

a door to leave windows to

see space within to grow

 

I have set one room aside a

work place come each night

my apprentice and I shall

 

Teach you by hands, by eyes

by lips, how to light the soul

as candles how to craft a smile

 

In the dark how to mold simple

clay into something out of

nothing make it life’s art as

you and I let me skill you in

building love.

 

© Demitri Tyler

Demitri

Excerpt from the book “Measuring For Balance”


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About the Author

Writer, orator and activist, Demitri the poet with the Greek name that if translated would read “dedicated to, follower of Mother Earth,” is a rising voice out of San Francisco planting words of wisdom as if seeds beneath the flesh. His talents as a rapper formed his early years gaining him recognition as mc to watch in underground circles with performances at the Upper Room the cities hottest poetry/rap venue at the time as well as his activism in and around the community and state college campuses.

Family tragedy and the realities of life caused this man to hang up his music career and vanish for over ten years but it was time well spent for out of the darkness has emerged a streaking comet who has made the transition from rap to poetry look seamless.

Visit Demitri’s Author Page At:
www.ctupublishinggroup.com/demitri-tyler.html

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