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Happiness is Poetry: Trista Mateer

Happiness is Poetry: Trista Mateer Tonight, upon the recommendation of Ashe Vernon, I bring you the poetry of Trista Mateer.  All of the poetry I really like is fairly raw, it’s the way I write and what I like to … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Powerful Female Poets

Happiness is Poetry: Powerful Female Poets Tonight for my weekly arts post I decided to reach back and drop a quick sample of three of my favorite poets, Sapphire, Warsan Shire and my newest, Ashe Vernon.  A piece by each … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Ashe Vernon

Happiness is Poetry: Ashe Vernon There are poets who sing you to sleep, and poets who ready you for war, I want to be both. ~ Ashe Vernon I was sitting in a friends house a couple of months ago … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Sapphire

Happiness is Poetry: Sapphire         Tonight we return to the land of outlaw poetry and a really brilliant poet named Sapphire.  Her stuff is raw and intense and amazing, but be warned her language and visuals are … Continue reading

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