Her Story

Her story Begins with us More than a tale Of two cities But whole civilizations Drinking from Her bountiful fountain Daily nurturing us As infants Inspiring us To move mountains Your mother believed Even when your Imagination Could not even fathom Her love is not random But a constant light In a dark space Her … More Her Story

Ruth

She wasn’t raised in the light Her people were idolaters Taught to live in the dark She reached for the lightMarried an Israelite Their time was brief Still held on to her belief Journeyed with her mother-in-law To the land of Bethlehem Men of the land judged those Who were from strangelands Though she was … More Ruth

Dreaming For Others (A poem for Marva Collins)

Raised in her Total humbleness From the deep south A place where Heart like hers Could incubate Unique compassion For others Meaning to give without Asking Her time and knowledge Used to build minds As well as character Inside her Inner city students She was giving out Life lines Constructing inner visions For children Who … More Dreaming For Others (A poem for Marva Collins)

God Made Her A Queen

She was an obedient, Loving child of God. Virtuous, Well loved by the only Family she had. She prayed through her Journey to marriage. Envied not the others Awaiting the chance For the crown. Her faith earned her The crowned Queen Of Persia. The battle for her people Was awaiting Through prayer and obedience She … More God Made Her A Queen

Ms.

Took from your rib Don’t you know? She still helps Protect your heart Return the favor By protecting hers Some say She is your better half But all she does makes My family complete And whole She was made To reach down deep And uplift your soul Her history is much More than What I … More Ms.

March Newsletter

Dear Readers and Supporters, We are still working on projects for Spoken Revelations and for our movement No More Bullying and Suicide. There will be new poems from Deon Ballard and Toyhoney in tribute to Women’s History Month we will also post on behalf of National Reading Awareness Month, Caregiver Appreciation Day (March 3rd), and … More March Newsletter