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Balogun Oyabode Abeegunde
  • 49, Male
  • Stone Mountain, GA
  • United States
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Africa and the Diaspora
Currently Reside In: (City, State, Country)
Atlanta, GA
I'm a . . .
Reader, Writer, Performer, Book Club Member, Literary Service Provider
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I am a member and Artistic Director of the "Writing in the Circle of Life, Love, Creativity & More" Writers' Workshop.
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I am a martial arts Master Instructor. I teach traditional, indigenous African Martial Arts. I am author of the history making how-to book "Afrikan Martial Arts: Discovering the Warrior Within". I am also a poet and an actor. I write all genres of fiction and, at present, I have a graphic novel in production.

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The Good Ship Jesus

I am Mandinka Jawaaro,

Mandinka Warrior

From Kunga to Sinkandinga

And, with these black fingers

Curled around my spear and my shield,

I stood with other boys, who wished to become men

And learned the dances of death;

Learned the Warrior Ways;

Learned the tactics, strategies and rules of engagement

Training from dusk ‘til dawn, as the Elders instructed,

But knowing in my heart that no one would try to attack… Continue

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment

"86 PACES" - Short Horror Fiction


The time to strike drew near.

Andy’s heart rate slowed as Coral approached the ambush site.

The killing-time was Andy’s cool-water libation; the hunt – his calming opiate.

Coral jogged along the trail, spurred on by the revolutionary call of Bob Marley:

“Dem crazy,

Dem crazy…

We gonna chase those crazy baldheads outta town…”

If Coral wasn’t jogging to Kanye West, then it had to be Robert Nestra… Continue

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 11:12am

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At 12:01pm on April 17, 2010, Marcia L. McNair said…
At 5:34pm on March 9, 2009, Jerry Butler said…
I would love to feature "you" as my guest on my show..If I am not your friend..please add me...also please call me @ the offc at 757 538 3540...757 971 3733 for on the banner below to be a guest...JB

At 5:12pm on October 15, 2008, Universal Africana said…
It's been a minute on my part, hasn't it?

Hope that all is good on your end. Been meaning to ask, how was your HND experience? I didn't get the chance to make it out there back in August. I was only able to attend the last day of events....
At 8:56pm on August 27, 2008, Stephon Cleghorn said…
I would like to thank you for offering this page,....I am at a standstill with my book & need help.
At 11:42am on April 28, 2008, slaine said…

At 12:47pm on April 27, 2008, jawar said…
Greetings Balogun,

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At 10:24am on April 15, 2008, BABy's WORLD said…
interesting writes.
At 12:11pm on April 6, 2008, Kenda Bell said…
thanks for the add
At 2:17pm on April 5, 2008, Milton Davis said…
I'm located in Fayetteville, GA. Where are you located?
At 9:33am on April 5, 2008, Milton Davis said…
I would love to meet with you. Most of my stories are based on African culture and mythology, and having some insight on African martial arts would definitely enhance my action scenes. I'm a former (i don't pratice anymore) martial artist. I studied sil lum kung fu, Chinese Kenpo, tae kwon do and boxing (my dad was a boxer in the Marines) for twenty 15 years. I'm looking forward to meeting you.

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