#blackpoetry photos & videos

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in contact-less
reincarnate
gurus seethru
prophets pixilate
promised velvet wings
hologram vaporous
lacewing thin
diaphanous
flightless in
no Stone Age
synthetic amber
Phone Age ravaged
screenblind
we clamber cracked
sedated 
in a civilised savage
soulhacked automated
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Art : Words/Reading:@cherietaylorbattiste
Click link in bio for my collection “Lioness” Audible/Amazon/Kindle ⬆️ @poeticc_serenityy_ @writepath247 @the_writer_qwannubian @thepoet_brothagkl 
#future #digital #digitalart #soulconnection #afrofuturism  #writer #poem #words #art #blackart #poet #amwriting #inspiration #instagram  #lifequotes #poems #poetsofinstagram #writing #melaninbeauty #poetrycommunity #quotestoliveby  #blackpoetry #communityofpoets  #follow #quote #instagood

in contact-less
reincarnate
gurus seethru
prophets pixilate
promised velvet wings
hologram vaporous
lacewing thin
diaphanous
flightless in
no Stone Age
synthetic amber
Phone Age ravaged
screenblind
we clamber cracked
sedated
in a civilised savage
soulhacked automated
x💛x
Art : Words/Reading:@cherietaylorbattiste
Click link in bio for my collection “Lioness” Audible/Amazon/Kindle ⬆️ @poeticc_serenityy_ @writepath247 @the_writer_qwannubian @thepoet_brothagkl
#future #digital #digitalart #soulconnection #afrofuturism #writer #poem #words #art #blackart #poet #amwriting #inspiration #instagram #lifequotes #poems #poetsofinstagram #writing #melaninbeauty #poetrycommunity #quotestoliveby #blackpoetry #communityofpoets #follow #quote #instagood

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Let’s get spiritual part 2. ▪️
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i love spiritually, i can feel your love in my soul ... i feel your spirit dancing with mine ♥

Let’s get spiritual part 2. ▪️
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i love spiritually, i can feel your love in my soul ... i feel your spirit dancing with mine ♥

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Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (E-Book) ▶UnitedBlackLibrary.org/Poetry

collection of beloved poems about women from the iconic Maya Angelou

These four poems, “Phenomenal Woman,” “Still I Rise,” “Weekend Glory,” and “Our Grandmothers,” are among the most remembered and acclaimed of Maya Angelou's poems. They celebrate women with a majesty that has inspired and touched the hearts of millions. “Phenomenal Woman” is a phenomenal poem that speaks to us of where we are as women at the dawn of a new century. In a clear voice, Maya Angelou vividly reminds us of our towering strength and beauty.

#BlackGirlMagic #BlackWomenRock #BlackWomen #BlackPoetry #BlackPoems #BlackLiterature

Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou (E-Book) ▶UnitedBlackLibrary.org/Poetry

collection of beloved poems about women from the iconic Maya Angelou

These four poems, “Phenomenal Woman,” “Still I Rise,” “Weekend Glory,” and “Our Grandmothers,” are among the most remembered and acclaimed of Maya Angelou's poems. They celebrate women with a majesty that has inspired and touched the hearts of millions. “Phenomenal Woman” is a phenomenal poem that speaks to us of where we are as women at the dawn of a new century. In a clear voice, Maya Angelou vividly reminds us of our towering strength and beauty.

#BlackGirlMagic #BlackWomenRock #BlackWomen #BlackPoetry #BlackPoems #BlackLiterature

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You build a positive community, this what you get, positive vibes, good support system and the whole nitty! @blvckwizzlemcm @mossy615 you made another CLASSIC!!!! #UniqueLife #BLACKPOETRY #Family #PBNP #4TheFam #pbnpnash

You build a positive community, this what you get, positive vibes, good support system and the whole nitty! @blvckwizzlemcm @mossy615 you made another CLASSIC!!!! #UniqueLife #BLACKPOETRY #Family #PBNP #4TheFam #pbnpnash

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Your emotions are valid and meaningful‼️. Even when they are not always positive be happy be sad be anxious be confused be you. Honouring a balanced diet of feelings is key 🔑.

Your emotions are valid and meaningful‼️. Even when they are not always positive be happy be sad be anxious be confused be you. Honouring a balanced diet of feelings is key 🔑.

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Bamn!
There goes another shot.
Bamn!
There goes another mantra
To chant while while hoping
For better days,
This liquor has me tipsy,
But not so much that the view
Remains whitewashed inside 
Of bars meant to be inclusive,
I wonder why we don't reclaim
Our spaces,
I am left to my own devices to 
Being about some mediocre
Allusion of black thought,
I've fought the powers to be,
I'm still fighting the powers
To be,
And to me, sometimes it feels like the 22nd chapter of futility,
There's no familiarity when backspace backtraces history,
So by any means necessary
Is the motto,
Finessing for guapo,
I gots to get mine,
Don't interfere with shit
You know not about. –TrulyPoetic
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#blackpoet #blackpoetry #poetrylovers #blackpoetsofig #blackpoetcollective #poem #poetryslam #poetryporn #poetsofinstagram #poetry  #poetryofinstagram #poet #poetrygram #poetrycommunity #igpoet #igpoetry #igdaily #igpoetrycommunity #poetsofig #instapoetry #writersofinstagram #savantpoetry #writer #Inkinnovaters #thepoetsanonymous #poetscorner #poetryofinsta #SilverLeafPoetry #truemoonyoutube

Bamn!
There goes another shot.
Bamn!
There goes another mantra
To chant while while hoping
For better days,
This liquor has me tipsy,
But not so much that the view
Remains whitewashed inside
Of bars meant to be inclusive,
I wonder why we don't reclaim
Our spaces,
I am left to my own devices to
Being about some mediocre
Allusion of black thought,
I've fought the powers to be,
I'm still fighting the powers
To be,
And to me, sometimes it feels like the 22nd chapter of futility,
There's no familiarity when backspace backtraces history,
So by any means necessary
Is the motto,
Finessing for guapo,
I gots to get mine,
Don't interfere with shit
You know not about. –TrulyPoetic
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#blackpoet #blackpoetry #poetrylovers #blackpoetsofig #blackpoetcollective #poem #poetryslam #poetryporn #poetsofinstagram #poetry #poetryofinstagram #poet #poetrygram #poetrycommunity #igpoet #igpoetry #igdaily #igpoetrycommunity #poetsofig #instapoetry #writersofinstagram #savantpoetry #writer #Inkinnovaters #thepoetsanonymous #poetscorner #poetryofinsta #SilverLeafPoetry #truemoonyoutube

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What an extraordinary poet - what a hilarious, inspiring, provocative night. Thanks to PSNY for bringing Jericho Brown to Brooklyn. And Jericho, thank you for your kindness and generosity. 
Reposted from @poetrysocietyny -  PSNY DECEMBER SALON. 7PM TONIGHT. JERICHO BROWN (@jerichobrown1). 65 S. 11 ST, BROOKLYN, NY.
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Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Brown’s first book, Please (2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of the collection The Tradition (2019), which was long listed for the 2019 National Book Award. His poems have appeared in Buzzfeed, The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta.⁠
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#poetry #blackpoetry #blackliterature⁠
#blackprofessors #love #Inspiration #passion #motivation #blacklivesmatter #friendship #JerichoBrown #TheTradition #poemsofthesoul #psny #salon #brooklyn #nyc

What an extraordinary poet - what a hilarious, inspiring, provocative night. Thanks to PSNY for bringing Jericho Brown to Brooklyn. And Jericho, thank you for your kindness and generosity.
Reposted from @poetrysocietyny - PSNY DECEMBER SALON. 7PM TONIGHT. JERICHO BROWN (@jerichobrown1). 65 S. 11 ST, BROOKLYN, NY.
・・・⁠
Jericho Brown is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Brown’s first book, Please (2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of the collection The Tradition (2019), which was long listed for the 2019 National Book Award. His poems have appeared in Buzzfeed, The Nation, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, Time, and The Pushcart Prize Anthology, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry anthologies. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative Writing Program at Emory University in Atlanta.⁠
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#poetry #blackpoetry #blackliterature
#blackprofessors #love #Inspiration #passion #motivation #blacklivesmatter #friendship #JerichoBrown #TheTradition #poemsofthesoul #psny #salon #brooklyn #nyc

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That Melanin popped with intellect and class.

#missuniverse2019

That Melanin popped with intellect and class.

#missuniverse2019

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aaaannnddd wouldn’t you know it I JUST started on something I should’ve BEEN working on...again🥺🙄. shoutout procrastination shoutout Sunday evenings being the time to catch up. Gonna pull an all nighter OR panic mid project and fall asleep lol. Either way I’ll complete this and have in in on time! Have a good week friends! 📸: @mercedes_zapata 💄: @sparklmami 🔦: @justmarcos__ .
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#purplevelvet #raychjackson #blackgirlbloggers #blackgirlblondehair #blackgirlboss #alternativeblackgirl #alternativeblackgirls #70sstyle #60sstyle #80saesthetic #blackpoet #blackpoets #blackpoetsociety #blackpoetry #blackmodels #blackmodel #blackmodelslay #qwoc #artistssupportingartists #writersofinstagram #writersonig #sparklelife #shimmerandshine #pinkfeathers #bluelight #pinklights #pinklight #blackartists #blackartistmatter #blackartistry

aaaannnddd wouldn’t you know it I JUST started on something I should’ve BEEN working on...again🥺🙄. shoutout procrastination shoutout Sunday evenings being the time to catch up. Gonna pull an all nighter OR panic mid project and fall asleep lol. Either way I’ll complete this and have in in on time! Have a good week friends! 📸: @mercedes_zapata 💄: @sparklmami 🔦: @justmarcos__ .
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#purplevelvet #raychjackson #blackgirlbloggers #blackgirlblondehair #blackgirlboss #alternativeblackgirl #alternativeblackgirls #70sstyle #60sstyle #80saesthetic #blackpoet #blackpoets #blackpoetsociety #blackpoetry #blackmodels #blackmodel #blackmodelslay #qwoc #artistssupportingartists #writersofinstagram #writersonig #sparklelife #shimmerandshine #pinkfeathers #bluelight #pinklights #pinklight #blackartists #blackartistmatter #blackartistry

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“Dear Khalil 💙”
I heard about your friend.
I’m sorry about what happened,
I wish the good times would never have to end.
Hey Khalil.
I can’t say I know how you feel,
But I care about your feelings,
And that is genuine and real.
Life is so mysterious,
At times it makes me curious.
The greatest people seem to have to leave so soon.
Filling us with sorrow and gloom.
I saw the pictures of you Kale,
And the anime pictures too.
My heart instantly started to melt,
This must be hard for you.
I know it’s easier said than done,
But I don’t want you to be sad.
I want you to cherish the good times that were had.
And if you ever miss your friend,
As I know you do.
I want you to know that there are people that would miss you too.
Kale’s spirit will live forever,
Because it lives in you .🤗🤞🏾🏝✨
#WritingToStaySane #Poetrycommunity
 #poetry #writersofig #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #poeticsoul #blackpoetry #YoungBlackArtist #blogger #blogging #spokenword #instagood #art #blackpoets #poetryisnotdead #blackwriters #poetess #poet #poetbae #anime #rip #gunviolence #stcroix #writerscommunityofinstagram #writer #introvert

“Dear Khalil 💙”
I heard about your friend.
I’m sorry about what happened,
I wish the good times would never have to end.
Hey Khalil.
I can’t say I know how you feel,
But I care about your feelings,
And that is genuine and real.
Life is so mysterious,
At times it makes me curious.
The greatest people seem to have to leave so soon.
Filling us with sorrow and gloom.
I saw the pictures of you Kale,
And the anime pictures too.
My heart instantly started to melt,
This must be hard for you.
I know it’s easier said than done,
But I don’t want you to be sad.
I want you to cherish the good times that were had.
And if you ever miss your friend,
As I know you do.
I want you to know that there are people that would miss you too.
Kale’s spirit will live forever,
Because it lives in you .🤗🤞🏾🏝✨
#WritingToStaySane #Poetrycommunity
#poetry #writersofig #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #poeticsoul #blackpoetry #YoungBlackArtist #blogger #blogging #spokenword #instagood #art #blackpoets #poetryisnotdead #blackwriters #poetess #poet #poetbae #anime #rip #gunviolence #stcroix #writerscommunityofinstagram #writer #introvert

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❤️🕊

❤️🕊

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If y'all not partying like this after the impeachment don't invite me

If y'all not partying like this after the impeachment don't invite me

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This is truly White Boy wasted

This is truly White Boy wasted

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I want someone I don’t have to be strong for
Someone who can see the right in the midst of all of my wrongs
A place where I belong 
Not a house but a HOME
Someone who can see the best of all my intentions because they understand my heart 
Can hold it together when things fall apart
Someone who knows that love is kind
Is patient with me when I get locked inside my own mind
Someone who can pray for me when I’m unable to pray for myself
Someone who doesn’t want to own me
But rather support my wings so that I may fly free
Someone who sees more in me than I see in myself 
And support me in all that God has called me to be 
I want someone to love me .
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#colorsoflove #wordsfromtheheart #art #findlove  #makelove #saysomethingmeaningful #writethemessage #bereal #yourfeelingsareNOTagame #neitheraretheirs #besincere #emotionalintimacy #connect #connectdaily #writersofinsagram #nurturetheconnection #instapoetry #instapoetrygram #nourishthem #poetry #hopedealer #hopefulromantic #relationshipgoals #love #143 #blacklove #blackpoetry #lovequotes #blackinstagram

I want someone I don’t have to be strong for
Someone who can see the right in the midst of all of my wrongs
A place where I belong
Not a house but a HOME
Someone who can see the best of all my intentions because they understand my heart
Can hold it together when things fall apart
Someone who knows that love is kind
Is patient with me when I get locked inside my own mind
Someone who can pray for me when I’m unable to pray for myself
Someone who doesn’t want to own me
But rather support my wings so that I may fly free
Someone who sees more in me than I see in myself
And support me in all that God has called me to be
I want someone to love me .
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#colorsoflove #wordsfromtheheart #art #findlove #makelove #saysomethingmeaningful #writethemessage #bereal #yourfeelingsareNOTagame #neitheraretheirs #besincere #emotionalintimacy #connect #connectdaily #writersofinsagram #nurturetheconnection #instapoetry #instapoetrygram #nourishthem #poetry #hopedealer #hopefulromantic #relationshipgoals #love #143 #blacklove #blackpoetry #lovequotes #blackinstagram

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based on the song "Prayed for You" by @mattstellmusic .
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I've never been one to ask for help
If ever I needed a mountain moved I prayed for the strength to just move it myself
I attend church on the regular, twice on sunday
Can’t really quote you scriptures
But I'm a firm believer
'Cause every single day, before I knew your name
I couldn't see your face, but I prayed for you
You were hard to imagine, bigger than I could ever fathom
I didn't know you from Adam but yet I still prayed for you
I prayed for someone to talk to my soul
Someone who could appreciate my mind
Someone who values my time
For someone to love me like you do
Graceful eyes and a grateful heart to see me through
A smile that steals me, a heart that could heal me
A touch that kills me too
Along came you and you’re perfect so I know God heard me
And even today now that I’ve found you, I still pray for you
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#colorsoflove #wordsfromtheheart #art  #saysomethingmeaningful #writethemessage #loveinspired #findlove #lovelove #bereal #yourfeelingsareNOTagame #neitheraretheirs #besincere #emotionalintimacy #connect #connectdaily #writersofinsagram #nurturetheconnection #prayer #prayedforyou #poetry #hopedealer #hopefulromantic #relationshipgoals #love #blacklove #blackpoetry #lovequotes #143 #823

based on the song "Prayed for You" by @mattstellmusic .
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I've never been one to ask for help
If ever I needed a mountain moved I prayed for the strength to just move it myself
I attend church on the regular, twice on sunday
Can’t really quote you scriptures
But I'm a firm believer
'Cause every single day, before I knew your name
I couldn't see your face, but I prayed for you
You were hard to imagine, bigger than I could ever fathom
I didn't know you from Adam but yet I still prayed for you
I prayed for someone to talk to my soul
Someone who could appreciate my mind
Someone who values my time
For someone to love me like you do
Graceful eyes and a grateful heart to see me through
A smile that steals me, a heart that could heal me
A touch that kills me too
Along came you and you’re perfect so I know God heard me
And even today now that I’ve found you, I still pray for you
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#colorsoflove #wordsfromtheheart #art #saysomethingmeaningful #writethemessage #loveinspired #findlove #lovelove #bereal #yourfeelingsareNOTagame #neitheraretheirs #besincere #emotionalintimacy #connect #connectdaily #writersofinsagram #nurturetheconnection #prayer #prayedforyou #poetry #hopedealer #hopefulromantic #relationshipgoals #love #blacklove #blackpoetry #lovequotes #143 #823

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Inspirationally Redeemed, by Dwayne J.Torres, presented by Andrea Johnson Books Publishing. The most spiritually uplifting blend of poetry that gives balance to the heart and mind. .
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**Winner of The Publisher's Choice Award!!**
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You've never experienced such spiritually captivating poetry. Inspirationally Redeemed includes over 100 poems that will change the way you think and feel. Such as 'Am I my brother's Keeper?' 'A Queens' Price', 'Why do you call me Nigger?' 'King's Ransom', 'From not Qualified to Chosen', and so much more! Purchase your copy today and become...inspirationally redeemed.
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Synopsis-
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Poetry has many levels and directions that are used to elevate and capture elusive parts of ourselves that we often find missing. The heart and soul yearn for a peace that can balance out the storms many individuals drown in, and are consumed by their fears of self-doubt.
Inspirationally redeemed is creatively written with uplifting and spiritually delivering poetry, that captures the words and wisdom most people are driven to feel, but very few know how to express.
Each motivating and powerfully driven poem deals with our inner pain, relationships, success, empowerment, depression and our ability to love another the way God intended it to be.
These soulfully delivered words of love and inspiration will help uplift you, no matter what you may currently be going through. Within these pages you will find just a closer step with God, and a touch of his hand that can heal and redeem.
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Inspirationally Redeemed, by Dwayne J.Torres is available now in paperback, and e-book. Purchase a copy today in our online book store, by visiting our website. Or on Amazon and retail outlets.
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www.Ajbpublishing.com
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#Sundayinspiration #SoulfulPoetry #inspirationallyredeemed #inspiration #kingdomman 
#poetry #blackpoetry #poetryofinstagram #poetrylovers #soulful #inspirational #motivating #selfmotivation #spiritual #upliftyourspirit #ajbpublishing

Inspirationally Redeemed, by Dwayne J.Torres, presented by Andrea Johnson Books Publishing. The most spiritually uplifting blend of poetry that gives balance to the heart and mind. .
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**Winner of The Publisher's Choice Award!!**
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You've never experienced such spiritually captivating poetry. Inspirationally Redeemed includes over 100 poems that will change the way you think and feel. Such as 'Am I my brother's Keeper?' 'A Queens' Price', 'Why do you call me Nigger?' 'King's Ransom', 'From not Qualified to Chosen', and so much more! Purchase your copy today and become...inspirationally redeemed.
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Synopsis-
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Poetry has many levels and directions that are used to elevate and capture elusive parts of ourselves that we often find missing. The heart and soul yearn for a peace that can balance out the storms many individuals drown in, and are consumed by their fears of self-doubt.
Inspirationally redeemed is creatively written with uplifting and spiritually delivering poetry, that captures the words and wisdom most people are driven to feel, but very few know how to express.
Each motivating and powerfully driven poem deals with our inner pain, relationships, success, empowerment, depression and our ability to love another the way God intended it to be.
These soulfully delivered words of love and inspiration will help uplift you, no matter what you may currently be going through. Within these pages you will find just a closer step with God, and a touch of his hand that can heal and redeem.
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Inspirationally Redeemed, by Dwayne J.Torres is available now in paperback, and e-book. Purchase a copy today in our online book store, by visiting our website. Or on Amazon and retail outlets.
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www.Ajbpublishing.com
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#Sundayinspiration #SoulfulPoetry #inspirationallyredeemed #inspiration #kingdomman
#poetry #blackpoetry #poetryofinstagram #poetrylovers #soulful #inspirational #motivating #selfmotivation #spiritual #upliftyourspirit #ajbpublishing

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Shout out to GOD I’m triple blessed! 
The positions he has put me has me truly amazed. 
The things I wanted at the time that he said NO to or not right now, all to bring me to these moments to where he’s saying YES and  I told you to be patient and trust me I had something better. I’m extremely humble and I’m extremely grateful #trustyaprocess #GODsplan #Strategyoverhustle 
#IAM #Iam  #QuitTRIPPIN’👑#comingsoon  #blackgirlmagic #blackgirls #blackalovestory #blackgirlsrock ##blackgirlsread
#authorsofinstagram #writersofinstagram #addictedtoblack #bookshelf  #goodreads #mustreads #wellreadblackgirl #blackwriters #blackpoetry #blackpoets #blackculture #blackexcellence #memphis #indieartist #addictedtoblack #indieauthor #blackbooks #blackbooksmatter

Shout out to GOD I’m triple blessed!
The positions he has put me has me truly amazed.
The things I wanted at the time that he said NO to or not right now, all to bring me to these moments to where he’s saying YES and I told you to be patient and trust me I had something better. I’m extremely humble and I’m extremely grateful #trustyaprocess #GODsplan #Strategyoverhustle
#IAM #Iam #QuitTRIPPIN’👑 #comingsoon #blackgirlmagic #blackgirls #blackalovestory #blackgirlsrock # #blackgirlsread
#authorsofinstagram #writersofinstagram #addictedtoblack #bookshelf #goodreads #mustreads #wellreadblackgirl #blackwriters #blackpoetry #blackpoets #blackculture #blackexcellence #memphis #indieartist #addictedtoblack #indieauthor #blackbooks #blackbooksmatter

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Top blackpoetry photos & videos

🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤.
Via @blackfolksrock 
Poem: Duality Duel
Poet: Daniel Beaty ❤️✊🏽🖤✊🏾💚✊🏿 #blackfolksrock
 #defpoetryjam  #poetry #spokenwordpoetry #blackpoetry #blackpoets #poetryhive

🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤.
Via @blackfolksrock
Poem: Duality Duel
Poet: Daniel Beaty ❤️✊🏽🖤✊🏾💚✊🏿 #blackfolksrock
#defpoetryjam #poetry #spokenwordpoetry #blackpoetry #blackpoets #poetryhive

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Negritude: Black Poetry edited by Norman R. Shapiro. $4 plus shipping($2.99). PB. Good condition. Comment “SOLD” to claim it.

Negritude: Black Poetry edited by Norman R. Shapiro. $4 plus shipping($2.99). PB. Good condition. Comment “SOLD” to claim it.

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Until they’re ours. Until they’re ours. Until they’re ours. Until they’re ours. #poemsfromtheroad

Until they’re ours. Until they’re ours. Until they’re ours. Until they’re ours. #poemsfromtheroad

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What I mean when I say I’m sharpening my oyster knife
by Ewe Ewing “I mean I’m here
to eat up all the ocean you thought was yours, 
I mean I brought my own quarter of a lemon, 
tart and full of seeds. I mean I’m a tart.
I’m a bad seed. I’m a red handled thing 
and if you move your eyes for me I’ll cut the tender place where your fingers meet.

I mean I never met a dish of horseradish I didn’t like. 
I mean you’re a twisted and ugly root 
and I’m the pungent, stinging firmness inside. 
I mean I look so good in this hat with a feather 
and I’m a feather 
and I’m the heaviest featherweight you know. 
I mean you can’t spell anything I talk about 
with that sorry alphabet you have left over from yesterday. 
I mean 
when I see something dull and uneven, 
barnacled and ruined, 
I know how to get to its iridescent everything. 
I mean I eat them alive. 
What I mean is I’ll eat you alive, slipping the blade in sideways, cutting nothing 
because the place was always there.” This morning’s fierce, clear, Black futurist cranky #mood has been gathered together by Ewe Ewing whose poem is featured in the gorgeous anthology BLACK GIRL MAGIC 🖤⭐️❤️ it’s inspired by the iconic Zora Neale Hurston quote “No I do not weep at the world - I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife”

What I mean when I say I’m sharpening my oyster knife
by Ewe Ewing “I mean I’m here
to eat up all the ocean you thought was yours,
I mean I brought my own quarter of a lemon,
tart and full of seeds. I mean I’m a tart.
I’m a bad seed. I’m a red handled thing
and if you move your eyes for me I’ll cut the tender place where your fingers meet.

I mean I never met a dish of horseradish I didn’t like.
I mean you’re a twisted and ugly root
and I’m the pungent, stinging firmness inside.
I mean I look so good in this hat with a feather
and I’m a feather
and I’m the heaviest featherweight you know.
I mean you can’t spell anything I talk about
with that sorry alphabet you have left over from yesterday.
I mean
when I see something dull and uneven,
barnacled and ruined,
I know how to get to its iridescent everything.
I mean I eat them alive.
What I mean is I’ll eat you alive, slipping the blade in sideways, cutting nothing
because the place was always there.” This morning’s fierce, clear, Black futurist cranky #mood has been gathered together by Ewe Ewing whose poem is featured in the gorgeous anthology BLACK GIRL MAGIC 🖤⭐️❤️ it’s inspired by the iconic Zora Neale Hurston quote “No I do not weep at the world - I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife”

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Arrestingly Beautiful 🥰
Via Lewis Flanders @daddydoesitcreations. Check out his profile for his Etsy link.
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Tag us in Kayarize outfit to be featured 💞
#africa #art #blackartwork #blackownedbusiness #bookshelf #education #blackauthors #blackfathers #blackauthor #blackauthorsmatter #blackpoetry #blackpoets #african

Arrestingly Beautiful 🥰
Via Lewis Flanders @daddydoesitcreations. Check out his profile for his Etsy link.
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Tag us in Kayarize outfit to be featured 💞
#africa #art #blackartwork #blackownedbusiness #bookshelf #education #blackauthors #blackfathers #blackauthor #blackauthorsmatter #blackpoetry #blackpoets #african

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would you believe me if i told you i wrote this in five minutes in the car? #poetry #spokenword #blackpoetry #writing

would you believe me if i told you i wrote this in five minutes in the car? #poetry #spokenword #blackpoetry #writing

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From @rudyfrancisco's 📖HELIUM (link in bio)
⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯
📷by: @emmamayh94
⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯
#buttonpoetry #bookstore #bookmark #wordsmith #spokenword #blackpoetry #helium #rudyfrancisco #reflections #meditations #selfreflection #selflove #depression #anxiety #mentalhealthmatters

From @rudyfrancisco's 📖HELIUM (link in bio)
⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯
📷by: @emmamayh94
⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯
#buttonpoetry #bookstore #bookmark #wordsmith #spokenword #blackpoetry #helium #rudyfrancisco #reflections #meditations #selfreflection #selflove #depression #anxiety #mentalhealthmatters

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it took me awhile to realize moving from place to place won’t help. starting yoga. running every morning until i’m breathless. a new diet. new clothes. reading book after book, or whatever else i tried... won’t help me. not if, at the end of the day, i’m still letting negative thoughts consume my mind (which always later became my reality in some shape or form). the “drastic change” i was needing, but overlooking or rather avoiding was a more conscious and healthier mind.

#poet #writer #prose #poetrycommunity #poetsofinstagram #writerscommunity #bookworm #bookstagram #booklover #queerart #poem #writersofinstagram #poetrybook #art #quotes #selflove #blackpoet #blackpoetry #blackcreatives #blackwriters #spilledink #shortpoem #poetry

it took me awhile to realize moving from place to place won’t help. starting yoga. running every morning until i’m breathless. a new diet. new clothes. reading book after book, or whatever else i tried... won’t help me. not if, at the end of the day, i’m still letting negative thoughts consume my mind (which always later became my reality in some shape or form). the “drastic change” i was needing, but overlooking or rather avoiding was a more conscious and healthier mind.

#poet #writer #prose #poetrycommunity #poetsofinstagram #writerscommunity #bookworm #bookstagram #booklover #queerart #poem #writersofinstagram #poetrybook #art #quotes #selflove #blackpoet #blackpoetry #blackcreatives #blackwriters #spilledink #shortpoem #poetry

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