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A poem from my book, Asleep and Dreaming

I struggled a lot these last few years. One thing that has kept me going is that I never lose my sense of hope. I once had someone tell I was miserable because of a situation I was in. I'm never miserable because I hold on to my glimmer of hope, no matter my circumstances.… Continue reading A poem from my book, Asleep and Dreaming

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REBLOG: Book Review: I Forgot About Me: A Collection of 15 Poems by Karen A. Brown — AFMS: Lets Talk About Everything, Sista to Sista

Cherie Johnson was kind enough to review my first poetry book on her blog, adviceformysistas.com. Check it out below. https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?preview=inline&linkCode=kpd&ref_=k4w_oembed_UqyER45fa6gLAb&asin=B08Y81QCYJ&tag=kpembed-20 “I forgot about me” is something that is so natural for a woman. Most of us spend our days caring for everyone around us. We forget to take care of ourselves.  Without taking care of… Continue reading REBLOG: Book Review: I Forgot About Me: A Collection of 15 Poems by Karen A. Brown — AFMS: Lets Talk About Everything, Sista to Sista

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Book Review: From Fame To Ruin by Jina Bazzar

It's been too long since I posted a book review. I've been reading, I just haven't been writing about. From Fame to Ruin follows the lives of Carol, the heiress of a crumbling business empire and Ricardo, a rock star. The story weaves back and forth between present day and when they met almost four… Continue reading Book Review: From Fame To Ruin by Jina Bazzar

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A poem from my book, I Forgot About Me, plus the book is free on Amazon (last day)

I wrote my poetry book, I Forgot About Me during some of the darkest, saddest days of my life. I experienced a health crisis that I wrote several posts about, then about six weeks after that, my mother passed away. I felt like I was suffocating under the grief. One thing that helped me to… Continue reading A poem from my book, I Forgot About Me, plus the book is free on Amazon (last day)