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The Passion and Power of the Female Poets from Africa

By on April 25, 2018

April is National Poetry Month in the United States where I live, and a good time to celebrate some of my favorite female poets from Africa who, in breaking…

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Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate

By on April 9, 2018

 

 

Love & Hate by Michael Kiwanuka

Standing now
Calling all the people here to see the show
Calling for my demons now to let me go
I need something, give me something wonderful
I…

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Book of the Month: Celebrating the Magic of Books

By on April 7, 2018

Today, I received my tenth book (actually books number 9 and 10 came in the same box) from my dear friends at BOTM –  Book of the Month Club. So I…

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Jola Reads: January – March 2018 (and then some)

By on April 2, 2018

Last year was the first time I embarked on a journey of discovery in my reading life. In addition to keeping track of what I was reading – I…

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Corneille Sings Smooth Operator

By on April 2, 2018

It is a Monday of a week that I am off work on Spring Break and what a glorious week it plans to be as I massively update my…