Cedric Scott, Jr
Cedric Scott, Jr. was born and raised in the inner-city of Pittsburgh, PA. He grew up with five siblings, who were raised primarily by his single father after the untimely death of their mother. Her passing at the tender age of thirty-three shook the family at its core, but they managed to get through due to the strength of their father and connectedness. It was around this time that he began writing poetry. Cedric strived to uphold his mother's teachings and ideals regarding the importance of education and hard work. Upon graduating, with honors, from Perry Traditional Academy in 2008, he attended Virginia State University. In 2012, Cedric graduated from Virginia State University with a degree in Chemistry. After a brief stint as a Professional Chemist, he became an elementary Mathematics and Enrichment teacher in the Washington, DC area. Cedric currently still resides there with his loving wife, Andrea.
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Blood In the Water
by Cedria Scott
"Blood In the Water" is a collaborative collection of poems by a Black American sibling duo from Pittsburgh, PA. The work plays on the idea of navigating through a world of intricacies and depth, in search of one's desired goal(s), much like a predatory shark following a trail of blood to reach its prey. The duo addresses aspects of life while on the path to their own metaphorical prey; success.
The Gemini Chronicles: The Lost King
by Cedric Scott, Jr
"The Lost King" encompasses realistic fiction mixed with personal narrative as a means to tell one cohesive story with caveats to relatable topics and scenarios. The story is a captivating blend of more traditional/historical ideas of the understanding of the role of a King and the life of the modern man.
The Gemini Chronicles: The War Within
by Cedric Scott, Jr
Published: December 31, 2016
The War Within is a collection of poems which reflect the constant personal "tug of war" dynamic that the author faces. It encompasses and highlights many aspects of the author's life, and inner most thoughts and feelings on many topics over the course of nearly a decade. The first installment of "The Gemini Chronicles" series.
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