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.
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.