Thanking God for Friday – Author Demitri Tyler


Fridays are for strong liquor,

Pre numbing prep for

Consensual sex with a

Body you don’t love.


Fridays are for ear drowning

Music, pre numbing prep for

The insistent silence that

You don’t love.


Fridays are for dancing,

Pre numbing prep for

Exorcising demons

That have built up.


Fridays are for hard booze

Dead bodies

Drowning music

Dancing and,

Exorcising demons.


Pre numbing prep to

Be followed step by step,

If ever the republic you

Love goes kaput.


© Demitri Tyler


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.

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