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· This Garden Called Life

· From Pain To Empowerment - The Fabric of My Being

· Lord I'm Dancin' As Fast As I Can


Short Stories
· My Extraordinary Early Voting Experience

· Give Them A Hand! - Celebrating Success

· Sistah Joy receives CAM Award for Best Host in Entertainment Category

· We Made It! (Celebrating National Poetry Month)


Articles
· My Extraordinary Early Voting Experience

· Give Them A Hand! - Celebrating Success

· Sistah Joy receives CAM Award for Best Host in Entertainment Category

· Celebrating National Poetry Month! - April 2011

· Honoring A King - Event Review

· AmericaSpeaks Profiles Poet Sistah Joy

· 2010 Expressions Talk Up, Not Down Teen Poetry Camp & Hip Hop Poetry Choir

· Poetry Between The Lines - Celebrating Teen Poets

· Big Fun at 2nd Annual Community Reading Party

· Envision Prince George's 21st Century Town Meeting


Poetry
· Souls Seeking Light

· Spring?

· Coming Into Focus

· It's There

· I Remember

· After

· No Revolving Doors

· The Gift of Time

· I Proudly Wave The Flag

· A Thanksgiving Prayer Poem

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· Sistah Joy receives CAM Award for Best Host in Entertainment Category

· Sojourn With Words - National Poetry Month Special Feature

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Poet seeks to inspire and uplift through verse.

...She has given readings for numerous audiences throughout the U.S., primarily along the East Coast and has also performed in London, England. In 2000, Sistah Joy published her first book of poetry, "Lord, I'm Dancin' As Fast As I Can." This article profiles poet Sistah Joy and chronicles some of her National Poetry Month events of that year.


http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31341-2005Apr6.html

Sistah Joy contnues to write, teach & share poetry, performing occasionally with Doc Powell, her partner on Djembe; with her Jazz & Poetry ensemble, Lyrical Rhythmzz; or accompanied by other area musicians.  In addition to her first book, Lord I'm Dancin As Fast As I Can, referenced in the above article appearing in the Washington Post in 2005, she has since published This Garden Called Life and From Pain To Empowerment-The Fabric of My Being.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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