The Urban Haiku
Haiku originated from haikai no renga, a collaborative group poem that is usually one hundred verses in length. The hokku, or starting verse, of renga collaborations indicated the season and also contained a cutting word. The haiku as its own form of po...

Urban Haiku book description
Urban Haiku 
Akili Nyawi Nazeer spans the globe and decades of life, love, struggles, and change as a poet, writer, artist, photographer and human being. His work is spiritual, medical therapy, vision, and current history
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Akili Nazeer, The Poet 365: BIRTH OF A POET

I Am Akili Nyawi Nazeer. The Understanding Black Man Who Donates.  The Abilities Of Man are Awesome To The Creator of Life. The First Man gave every Living Thing meaning and a Name. The Creator Watched in his Own Amazement. Th...

August 1, 2017

One of the most crucial elements to selling a book is also probably the most difficult element to create for authors. The book description is your lead in, your chance to hook a reader and get them to crack the cover and satisfy their curiosity. Even in an online envir...

THIRD PERSON LIMITED OMNISCIENCE: The author enters the mind of just a few characters, usually one per chapter or scene.

He stood stiff as a fence post, watching her come his way. What did she want? he wondered, as she approached. Then he saw the determination in her fa...

July 15, 2017

Second person
The you narrator, this POV is rarely successful, and even then works best in shorter books. For an example of second person POV, check out Jay McInerney’s Bright Lights, Big City. But know that most publishing professionals advise against using this trick...

July 1, 2017

First person
First person POV refers to the I, we, me, my, mine, us narrator, often the voice of the heroic character or a constant companion of the heroic character.
There I was, minding my own beeswax when she up and kissed me. I near passed out.


June 30, 2017

Third person
The he, she, it, they, them narrator, third person is the most common POV in fiction. It offers a variety of possibilities for limiting omniscience: information that the narrator and reader are privy to in the telling of the story.


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