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Hometown:
Dallas, TX
Currently Reside In: (City, State, Country)
Brooklyn, NY
I'm a . . .
Writer, Performer
Have You "Freed Your Inner Book" Yet?
Workin' On It
What You Need to Know About Me:
Currently, work for non-profit organization in New York City.
I love writing short stories and poems but I would love to one day get to the point where I could complete a novel.

What do you do (A poem by me)

What do you do
When they turn on you
One day he’s kind
Next day he’s hard to find
Am I losing my mind
All of it’s hard to understand
It's always hard to understand the complexities of a man
He’s hot and cold
He’s timid then bold
Don’t know when to walk or when to run
Don’t know when’s he’s serious or having fun
What do you do
When they turn on you
Pushing my patience making me stressed
Thinking about doing what I do best
Walking away and ignoring the pain in my chest
In a moment nothing was the same
The only thing I recognize is his name
I don’t know what I did or said
Can’t tell if made this bed
What do you do
When they turn on you
My mind and pride tell me to quit
But my heart and emotions say live with it
I want to get angry and stay mad
I wanna cry tears and be sad
So, I don’t know what to do
When they turn on you
Say a prayer or two
Figure out what’s what and who’s who
Then do what you gotta do

Copyright ©2008

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At 6:43pm on January 9, 2011, Tahanee said…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I see that you are a member of my group right here on BAS.. Please join my ning network www.pillow-talk.ning.com 

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At 12:03pm on February 16, 2010, Nate Spears said…
No problem. It's a great poem!
At 3:20pm on February 12, 2010, Nate Spears said…
DON'T GET UPSET

Don't get upset!

He's just being a jerk!

Sit back

Relax

Say a prayer

It works!


He should consider your feelings
Before he steals your joy


Each day you try in the relationship
Giving it more and more


Somethings are meant to be broken
But not your heart!
It's hard
Move on
Give it to God!


-Nate Spears
www.poetrypoem.com/blackbanditpoems
At 1:47am on September 3, 2009, The Phenomenal Women said…
We welcome all our sisters , sororities , women organizations to Join us in sisterhood as we gather with other powerful women from the NY and NJ area at New York City's Madison Square Garden.
The Phenomenal Women Group, Inc. is a partner in SISTERHOOD DAY at Madison Square Garden!!

This event is for all women across all organizations to come together, network, and share in the embodiment of Sisterhood.

Come join WNBA Legend Kym Hampton at a glorious day of female networking. Hear powerful words of wisdom and sisterly advice from the Executive Director of the Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now Inc. (FFAWN). Enjoy a spirited basketball game and cheer on the NY Liberty.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now. Inc (FFAWN). For more information about FFAWN, visit www.FFAWN.org.

EVENT DETAILS
When: Sunday, September 13, 2009
Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM (Fab Networking Event)
4:00PM – 6:0PM (The Game)
Where: Madison Square Garden
2 Penn Plaza
New York, NY
Cost: $40.00 includes networking event, game and donation to FFAWN

To purchase tickets to the event please click the link below and use the SISTERHOOD access code.

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Partner organizations include:
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At 10:25am on July 12, 2008, Anita Diggs said…
H Anni:

If you ever decide to write a novel or a memoir and need a manuscript evaluation, please send me an email at or visit my blog:
anitadiggs@aol.com
http:themanuscripteditor.blogspot.com

My bio: Anita Diggs has worked as a book editor for Random House, Time Warner Trade Publishing and Thunder’s Mouth Press. She has lectured across the country on the topics of novel writing, book proposal development and how to get a literary agent. The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, C-Span, The New York Daily News have interviewed her. Columbia Journalism Review placed Ms. Diggs on their “The Shapers” list for the year 2000. The Shapers is a list of prominent New Yorkers who shape the national media agenda.
At 9:25pm on May 18, 2008, Jill said…
FAB-U-LOUS poem:)&*You are Very Welcome :)PEACE LOVE &BLESSINGS Jill
At 1:52pm on May 18, 2008, jawar said…
Greetings Monique,
How do you hope BAS will help your writing and publishing business?

GOJAWAR.COM
At 10:37pm on May 17, 2008, Jill said…
*WELCOME to BAS * Monique I'd love to read some of your poetry.*Wishing you Much success* PEACE LOVE & BLESSINGS Jill
At 10:59am on May 17, 2008, Diane said…
Welcome to the community, Monique. This group can provide lots of information and support for you on the journey to your novel.
At 1:21am on May 17, 2008, Clevette Harris said…
Hello Monique welcome to the house. I'm sure you'll adjust rather quickly as everyone is very hospitable. Please share a story or poem with us. Many blessings to you.

Clevette
www.qclesurvivesthestorm.com
 
 
 

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