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I've Noticed; I've Paid Attention

I see little things that aren't the way they should be



I've noticed



I've paid attention



Though I want things to be different, I truly know they will never be



But the fact of the matter is



I've noticed



I've paid attention



I don't need a life changing moment to make me realize what's happening around me



Because I've noticed



I've paid attention



And in the path that I'm going, I don't have… Continue

Added by Dominique on March 31, 2009 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

I & We Are Strong

I & WE ARE STRONG



I have breast cancer

she said to the world

courageously sharing private pain

voice breaking at the meaning and sound

another step further on uncertain ground

another gift of service to tell us

you can feel fine and still have cancer

early detection is the answer.



I feel strong

I feel strong

as tears pool and spill gracefully

sometimes emotions build suddenly

then she shaved her… Continue

Added by Usiku on March 30, 2009 at 9:39pm — No Comments

The Tension Reliever



"The Tension Reliever."



My Latest book. It's a collection of poetry for anyone who loves a good poetry book. Currently, purchase any one of my books (excluding "Keeping God in your life") and you receive a free piece of jewelry from my business Eminent Empress.



Take a look at the chapters of "The Tension Reliever" here: http://dominiquewatson.webs.com/thetensionreliever.htm



You can purchase my book along with my… Continue

Added by Dominique on March 30, 2009 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Gift of Poetry Enabling my soul's expressions To flow free.... Therapeutic and comforting Relaying to others my aspirations A vision of my life An abundance of blessings and sorrows As, well as the …

Gift of Poetry



Enabling my soul's expressions

To flow free....

Therapeutic and comforting

Relaying to others my aspirations

A vision of my life

An abundance of blessings and sorrows

As, well as the conquering

Of many tribulations

For, I have reached the peak

Of the highest mountain of emotions

Spiraling aimlessly

To the frigid barren cavern below

Time, and time again

However, my heart harbors

No place for… Continue

Added by Jill on March 30, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

COOLING WELL WATER: A COLLECTION OF WORK BY AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN BIPOLAR WOMAN BOOK RELEASE!

Boldly move to change your life if you are diagnosed with Bipolar or another brain disorder such as Chronic Depression. Based on the book of Romans, each of us is encouraged to renew our minds. This is possible even if you are diagnosed with Bipolar and struggle with the symptoms.



My book, "Cooling Well Water: A Collection of Work By An African-American Bipolar Woman" (ISBN 13 978-0-9754612-0-4) shows you my remarkable journey in 181 pages from being diagnosed with Bipolar to… Continue

Added by agnes b levine on March 30, 2009 at 11:35am — No Comments

Emerald Star Press Now Accepting Manuscripts

Emerald Star Press, A premier publishing house, is now accepting completed manuscripts in the following categories:

African American Lit
Urban Lit/Romance
Street Lit
Erotica
Urban Thrillers

Please visit: www.Emeraldstarpress.com for more information on the company. For submission consideration send all inquiries to: Emeraldstarpress@live.com

Added by Destiny Carter on March 29, 2009 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Black Orchid in the White House Garden

Assailing Michelle Obama





“You know what we’ve got? We’ve got trash in the White House!”



Tammy Bruce, The Laura Inghram Show (‘Listen’)

March 09′





Politics is the hyper-actualization of the zeitgeist of American life and culture. It speaks to the very soul of the nation from its own particular vantage… Continue

Added by TS Aschenge on March 28, 2009 at 11:10pm — No Comments

nyata--part 10 --ahkuani ,lisa and priestess

‘‘I know you have been let down and disappointed by the people in your life, but that is all the past . I am the present and your future. There will be no betrayals anymore. I can assure you.“ Lisa says, sincerity flooding from her eyes. Her candor and honesty are very touching and both congruently evident within the language of her body as well as the sweep of her gestures.



Ahkuani’s eyes meticulously search while she speaks so convincingly. Look does he, deeply into her aura, the… Continue

Added by diallo sekou on March 28, 2009 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty



Lips naturally plump

Hips naturally curved

Derriere naturally round in an uplift

Thickness always had and liked

Skin Color naturally brown in all shades

Hair styles many, natural kinky, straight, and curly

Swagger natural

Who am I talking about?

We, Black People

many hated forever and some still do

but science has advanced to give what we always had

and was always hated for

WOW, Envious is the truth but we… Continue

Added by Juanita Betts on March 27, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

GODS WILL - SHALL BE DONE.

African America ministers/leaders have yet to recognize the glaring biblical similarities and parallels between the former Secretary of the United States Condoleezza Rice and Queen Esther from The Holy Bible's, Book of Esther.



Queen Esther and the former Secretary of State have something very biblical in common, both women were appointed for such a time as this. Black ministers/leaders without the benefit of "divine" defined intelligence can't make the spiritual… Continue

Added by Enoch Mubarak on March 27, 2009 at 8:01am — No Comments

U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C. Features Author Ananda Leeke as Green Living Keynote Speaker on March 30





For Immediate Release





http://www.prlog.org/10205537-us-attorneys-office-for-dc-features-author-ananda-leeke-as-green-living-keynote-speaker.html





Green Living Lady Ananda Leeke Featured as Keynote Speaker for D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office’s National Women’s History Month… Continue

Added by Ananda Kiamsha Madelyn Leeke on March 25, 2009 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Georgia Woodbine’s Personal Economic Stimulus Plan: She Tells All How to Stimulate Your Own Personal Economy

Georgia Woodbine’s Personal Economic Stimulus Plan:

She Tells All How To Stimulate Your Own Personal Economy







Westchester, New York [March 2009] – What do you do? When you don’t know what to do? Bestselling Author/ Speaker/Life Coach Georgia Woodbine share her insight on how people can fight the recession through purpose and ingenuity. She shows others how to tap into their creative ambitions and develop future goals. Her tools and strategies… Continue

Added by P Andrews on March 24, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Cervical Cancer/Jade Goody

One Less, One Less

Jade Goody

Women are running just in front of this disease-fighting the facts, trying to succeed.



This silent filth that slips into a woman’s body-keeping our daughters in this unhealthy society.



Its killing our daughter off at an alarming rate-once you get it, it takes them in haste.



One minute she is healthy, the next clinging to life-the other day Jade Goody lost her fight.



She made it her purpose to enlighten the… Continue

Added by Patricia (Pathe Poet) on March 24, 2009 at 10:45am — No Comments

The Pope/ He is only Man

The Pope

He is only a man

I think we put to many above self-instead of loving ourselves we love and worship every body else.

There is only one God that is above all-and we waste our time heeding to some mans earthly call.

Worshipping the human soul of man-when in reality even the pope has weak hands.

Still we go to the priest and sit in a box-pouring out our weakness and sins to this cagey fox.

The fox that hides behind a long spiritual dress-trying to find… Continue

Added by Patricia (Pathe Poet) on March 24, 2009 at 10:42am — No Comments

There is love in the black Family

There is, Love in the black family

Mind over matter

There is love, if we look and see, because of the stereotypes, loving and joy has been hard.

Oh! There are those who somehow managed to walk forward and get their lives started, but for most the struggle is still hard. We are trying to show affection like the Obamas. Seeing them has place a new meaning to us of love. About how your family should come first. This woman with college and schooling, being a lawyer and still you see… Continue

Added by Patricia (Pathe Poet) on March 24, 2009 at 10:39am — No Comments

Conservatives Defend AIG Bonuses

Greetings Family,

(Contact Information At The Bottom Of The Page)



It's your friendly neighborhood "Digital Drummer" again...smile



Once again the Republican party has demonstrated that it is the party of the rich



Last week Representative Charlie Rangel, (Dem of New York) sponsored House Bill H.R. 1586. The Bill, essentially will impose a 90 percent tax on bonuses given to employees with family incomes above $250,000 at AIG and other companies that have… Continue

Added by Jim Neusom on March 22, 2009 at 6:09pm — No Comments

There’s Something About Bubba?



Over the last two years we have witnessed the virtual Second Evil Birth of Jim Crow in America betrayed though the iconography witness of the 2008 Campaign.



It kinda makes you go humm! Because, ain’t nobody messing with them!



Racist Atrocities Soar As America Regurgitates Its Soul



“The struggle for freedom in America is a struggle to free Black men’s bodies and White men’s minds!”



Fredrick… Continue

Added by TS Aschenge on March 22, 2009 at 12:04pm — No Comments

The Birth of Trinity: Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, and The Emergence of the New Fourth Estate



In the wildly popular 1960’s television series Star Trek, Captain James T. Kirk would often turn towards his engineer, Officer ‘Scotty’ Montgomery and direct him to take the spaceship into a fascinating new realm called ‘warp speed’. Time and again, with all commanding confidence he would turn to Scotty and say, “Warp speed ahead”. “Aye Aye Captain” the Scottish officer would reply, at which point millions of ‘Trekie’ fans from all around the… Continue

Added by TS Aschenge on March 22, 2009 at 11:55am — No Comments

The Lord Is Not Your Husband - Lord Yes, Lover No

From the author of:

The Family In The Car

A Revelation





The

Lord

Is Not

Your

Husband

Lord yes, Lover no



Coming Spring, 2009!





Placed in human beings are the needs and desires necessary for reproduction. Along with these natural desires, comes personal gratification, as well as, pleasure. All of these are important to the continuance of the life cycle. Without them, humanity would become extinct.



Someone once said that they… Continue

Added by Brenda Farrar-Ejemai on March 21, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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