Honest Abe

Abraham Benjamin a.k.a. Honest Abe, born in Brooklyn, NY, is a
writer/poet, and the author of his first book of poetry, "Unlocked
thoughts of a prophet's temple: Humble Beginnings." (January 2012). 5
years removed from being on the scene he released his debut indie EP
album, Brooklyn's Lost Son: Prelude to the Road 2 Redemption" (July
2011).
A brother, son, cousin, uncle and loyal to the end friend, he
describes himself as a mind-reacher, whose main goal "is not to write
to incite crimes, but to incite minds with the truth in a world &
society full of lies and deception." His 1st form of expression wasn't
poetry, but music. He has played guitar off/on for the past 15 years.
Poetry took center stage at the end of highschool after which he's appeared
in such places as Bowery Poetry Club, the legendary Nuyorican Poets
Cafe, New World Stages in Timeout NY Lounge,449 LA in Harlem,NY and
the Arts Garage in Philly. He's also been a featured artist at the Time
Square Arts center, Lyrical Revolt at La Pregunta Cafe, at the
2011 Brooklyn Book Festival, various in and out of Tristate venues and
has won back to back collegiate slams in the Bowery Poetry club.