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Reaching Maya’s Quietude: Preparing for a 30 Day Writing Journey

“I was raped when I was very young. I told my brother the name of the person who had done it. Within a few days the man was killed. In my child’s mind—seven and a half years old—I thought my … Continue reading

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“First Name: LUKE, Last Name: WARM”

Originally posted on Tuesdays with Bianca:
This month is all about LOVE so I had to share a spoken word piece presented by one of my favorites. Check it out: I love poetry and spoken word!! It is a powerful…

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Patience, Poets and a little Ice Cream

    I’m wrestling with the ice cream Inside this soft scoop box My spoon is bent, my patience spent I’m trying to outfox The barrier before me To get my just dessert I’ll hack at that unyielding mass No … Continue reading

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Anyway

Part of my English assignment this week was to read poetry & analyze it. I came across this poem that has a few pointers: forgive others, work hard, be happy, be honest, do good & recognize who’s really in control by … Continue reading

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COME JOIN US!!!!!

Teens, parents, lovers of Poetry, Spoken Word Artists, and LOVERS OF GOD… Bring your poetry. Bring your beautiful writings. Bring your positive energy to BusBoys & Poets (1025 5th Street, NW. DC) this Saturday at 5pm. I want to see your face … Continue reading

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SO YOU THINK YOU CAN RAP?!

Original Music/Hip-Hop Rap/Poetry Contest for Theme Song of Trenton Speaks Now VIDEO Contest dates: December 1, 2010 – January 10, 2011 Please read through all the directions and follow the protocols for submission. THE POINT: –          Getting to the root … Continue reading

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