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Janise L
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  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • United States
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Columbia, Missouri
Currently Reside In: (City, State, Country)
Kansas City, Missouri US
I'm a . . .
Have You "Freed Your Inner Book" Yet?
No, Workin' On It
What You Need to Know About Me:
I am a lady who loves to write and express myself!! I love poetry especially by black authors. I also like to read, read, uh did I mention read? Omar Tyree is Great!!! Ok I also like well love music of all kinds, and some but not most genres. Ole school rock is cool. I like old school R&B. Lets see what else about me? Uh I am the mother of four boys, ages soon to be 10,9,8,and 4. other then taking care of them and taking advantage of that lil thing called OT...I am really a pretty cool laid back girl. send me a message i love to tal to new people nationwide or if you can't find me here you will definately find me @ to the blog world :0)

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Backwards (not meant to offend anyone) Maybe offensive to some...

Time, has it stood still? Or has it finally repeated itself ? Gone back to the time of our freedom marches, and the millions of souls that felt those burning torches…of hate. Gone back to a time win it hurt to concentrate, on the day that we could be free. On the day that we can be excepted by our individuality. And not by the hue of our vanity. We’ve seen clarity in this Inauguration. Others see it as a racial violation.

Time, has it finally ticked and tocked, so much that we can stop… Continue

Posted on February 21, 2009 at 10:17pm — 1 Comment

It's Okay (A poem for the Ladies)

Sometimes a women needs to be alone, to take a step back and take the time to retrace her thoughts, to see if she's learned from her mistakes. Time to think about the battles fought.

Every now and then a woman needs to be alone. Just to except the fact that alone is okay. To pick up the pieces and fix the disarray. Time to sit back and get to know herself. Put away the heartache and put all her troubles on the shelf.

Sometimes a women needs to be alone. To stop and take a look at her… Continue

Posted on February 21, 2009 at 10:08pm — 1 Comment

Smoke from my Mind, Exhaled Thoughts (poem)

I hear the clicking at my computer, as I exhale my thoughts

Deep breaths of my concentration fingers to keys, a different

Kind of penetration

As I hear the sound of my pen stroking the paper

Releasing the smoke from my mind, a fire that burns

Each word I write is the trickle of water that tames the

Embers, my poetic memories, my way to remember

Another relationship ended, another piece of my

shattered heart breaks, The tears fall, tracing my… Continue

Posted on February 21, 2009 at 10:06pm

Need to make A Call...(poem)

Need to make a call, that can satisfy me…put my body at ease….

Sending me to unattached ecstasy…no need to feel a connection…only searching for sexual affection….need to make a call…

want to see the moon…sexual vibes…that keep me in tune…knows just how to hit...Sexual endeavors…somebody to hit and miss…without all the drama of being dissed…fantasies and desires that’s all that will be missed…need to make a call…

Not looking for a relationship…to much has to go with that…don’t… Continue

Posted on February 21, 2009 at 10:05pm

Just Yesterday (poem)

What would a slave say? Or our ancestors say, If they knew we made a change just yesterday

Yesterday my sons played, their best friend came over to stay, they laughed and joked until the day had no light, what would our ancestors say, if they knew he was white…

What would a slave say, or our ancestor say, if they knew we made a change just yesterday

Yesterday we went out to eat, went in the front door, with our heads held high and our hearts filled

With pride…it seems like… Continue

Posted on February 21, 2009 at 10:04pm

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At 5:51pm on January 9, 2011, Tahanee said…

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At 12:04pm on August 26, 2010, Author Collective said…
Greetings Fellow Authors,

Join us November 5th thru 7th at the Northland Shopping Mall in Southfield, Michigan for the International Urban Book Festival, Detroit. A great place to sell books and teach young people the importance of reading. We have rented the entire shopping mall to get our message across to the young at risk generation. Reading is essential! Let's all encourage our youth to read at least two books per week. Let's encourage parents to make this a family mandate.

Meet and network with celebrity authors, purchasing agents from schools, libraries and major corporations plus other members of the literary community. We will hold literary workshops, panel discussions, lectures, seminars and classes on self publishing. We have 200 author tables now available, but they are certain to sell out quickly. The cost for the three day weekend is only $225. Author tables are 2' by 4' skirted with two chairs. Out of state attendees may receive discounts on hotel rooms by logging onto our website after September 2, 2010.

This is certain to be a fun filled event. Don't miss it.

Call us at (313) 446-2262 or log onto Facebook
At 5:40pm on February 23, 2009, Gregory Sargent said…
hey im doing ok, things are still rough, glad to see you here. miss ya
At 11:01am on February 22, 2009, Daniel Williams said…
Hi, how are you doing? My name is Daniel Brooks I hope that me and you can network real soon.

Take care and hope to hear from you.
At 12:42pm on December 10, 2008, Cee Brooks said…
Just rememeber to be careful who you let read ur work if its not copyrighten. If ur thinking about Self or Subsidary publishing you should diffently go to It's a $35.00 fee for the Library of Congress but, you'll know that ur work will stay ur work!
Much Love and Success,

At 12:16am on July 25, 2008, KC-4:20 said…
hi ,thank you for your coment.yes from vegas doing music and books.check out my music @ RAWRIP.COM-(KC420)
At 11:16am on June 16, 2008, Cee Brooks said…
I hope you are still writing. I like the direction your book is headed.
Much Love and Success
At 2:49pm on June 2, 2008, Cee Brooks said…
If your brave join the Critique Castle... that's where the straight to the point advice comes
At 2:48pm on June 2, 2008, Cee Brooks said…
Your boys are handsome and thankx for the comment. Keep It took me some time but, there's a sense of Pride when you finally complete your 1st book. I know you can do it!
Much Love and Success
At 9:25am on June 2, 2008, Marchel Alverson said…
Hi. Welcome to the community. Yes, it is nice to see a KC face! I'm not on here very much, but here is my website address Keep in touch and best wishes!

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