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From suspense to erotica to intense fictional works, TimBookTu has it.
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Poetry, prose, free verse, spoken word, haikus, and other pieces can be found here.
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Enjoy some thoughtful commentary, timely opinion pieces and insightful essays. Read some essays now.


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Welcome to TimBookTu

Welcome to TimBookTu

Since its beginning in 1996, TimBookTu has been an Internet pioneer offering its online audience poetry, fiction, essays and other forms of the written word. The site has focused on writing that relates to African-American culture, the black experience and the shared heritage of those of the African diaspora.