Meet poet Sylvester L. Anderson from Chicago, IL, and get his FREE e-book on Smashwords.
The weight of the world
Slides off my wings
I am not a carrier pigeon
So I carry not a heavy soul
Nor a heavy heart
Even when I am grounded
My faith is always in flight
(Sylvester L. Anderson – The Sevens)
I grew up in Chicago, Illinois with my brother (Mr. Imagination) and my sister (The brain), I was always the dreamer. We were raised by my mom and surrounded by uncles, aunts and my grandparents. The first poem I ever wrote was a mother’s day poem to my mom back in the third grade. I have always loved to write, whether it was stringing some rhymes together, short little stories and even my thoughts in an eight grade autograph book I used as a journal.
Growing up I was extremely shy. At home and around close friends I was completely myself, the guy…
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