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Good Morning Monday

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement, Video on December 31, 2018 at 5:25 am

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Good Morning Monday. How are you doing?
What hast thou for our collective pursuing?

Perhaps something new, like a infants “coo-cooing,”
or perhaps something stronger, like the jo that you’re brewing?

Me? At the close of 2018, I’d say I’m quite poised for an upgrade to life’s scene.
I’m looking forward to 2019.
Expanding in all ways – always, has always been my thing.

I’m into it.
If you’re into it: WE CAN DO IT.

Let’s grow up and grow out.
Turn up and show out.
Show the youth what unity is about.
Speak encouragement and much less pout.

Whatever you want to do next, do pursue it.
I’m into all that is good in the global hood – Let’s do it.

Good Morning Monday. How are you today?
Let the universe move to our positive sway.

State what you want out of life and be mindful in your take.
Good morning kinfolk. 2018 is closing, are you awake?

Of course, you are.
Let 2019 find you being the star.

let's go.pngRadiate positivity, utilize wisdom and more prayer.
Do unto others as you’d have done unto you; i.e., pack fair.

If it isn’t easy- keep at it. Lean not unto under-handing folks.
Please know that karma is real and deals boomerangs to the throat.

You’ve gotta’ know this. Love will cure all and cease your yawning.
But only if you are awake. Wake up to love and Good Morning.

I don’t have to remind you that Monday marks things anew.
Though I would like to encourage you to enjoy being you.

You have made it to another day and so close to meeting a new year,
I’m Qui
Happy New Years Eve to thee. May 2019 yield you much more cheer.

Don’t forget to celebrate with me throughout the new year. You hear? 🙂

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Pat & Turn’er have nothing on Paula Patton

In Communication, Griot, Movies, News, Video on December 28, 2018 at 2:22 am

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Talk about ‘walking a project through
Paula Patton is one of three Producers of TRAFFIK‘s truths.

Have you seen this relatively new 2018 film release?
I saw it on hump day and it is a beast!

It’s a Suspense/Horror piece based off of an ongoing, true scene.
It stars Paula and Omar Epps regarding a human trafficking ring.

Cali is the place where this story unfolded, resembling a romantic one,
but then certain hell rode in via Harleys & gin and killed all of the fun.

John and Brea were joined by Darrin and Mila for an impromptu date…
You’ve got to see what happened to Paula and the other three as the night grew late.

To add to my horror is the realization that this is happening in the United States.
Deon Taylor, the Writer/Director was inspired by headlines to create this screenplay.

traffik_paula-patton_omar-eppsDeon and his wife Roxanne are the other two producers of Traffik.
The film was budgeted at $4million and made $9Mil. That’s a reel hit!

Yes ma’am and yes sir! That is it!
Education and entertainment via a cinematic vent.

Please do not take my word for it – peep Paula’s Traffik
It’s riddled with edgy moments and eerie plot twists.

The title of this piece starts out introducing Pat & Turner.
If you aren’t familiar with the phrase, the aforementioned parallel will be a burner.

Pat & Turner are also known as your feet: ol’ right and ol’ left.
Paula did magnificent acting and producer-work on this tale.

With the statistics of human trafficking, I was impaled.
More than 60% are African American. We’re still for sale?

What the hell and why? If you’re stunned, then you are just like me.
Though the film laid out quite simply that it’s a million dollar industry.

This film kind of reminds me of GET OUT in the way that I was hanging on the edge – and for so long.
I recommend that you see Traffik with family and friends; its message and view is quite strong.

Pat & Turner are known for taking you from point A to point B
and Paula Patton not only walked this project through but she even acted in the piece.

Allow me to enjoy this sweet release. John Singleton and Ice Cube do it all of the time.
I just love when I get the opportunity to write about women of the same stock who are on their grind.

Women like Oprah and Queen Latifah, like Jada Pinkett-Smith and Vivica Fox.
That’s right! I’m doling out specific mentions because Black Girls Rock!

We can Write/Produce/Direct/Act, Pop & Lock! Now you know,
I’m Qui
Patting Turn’er and hoping you don’t overlook this film as a burner. Traffik is a dual show.

Entertaining + Educational

The most efficient way to go.

DAYBREAK

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement on December 24, 2018 at 5:40 am
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“DAYBREAK” – Image was taken by Qui

Darkness feels as if it waxes cold from pole to pole,
but let it not chill the bones of your beloved soul.

Remember to bundle up; remember to take care and be safe.
Know that joy cometh at the first sign of morning; stay tuned for DAYBREAK.

A Merry Christmas is on the way, can I make you a cocktail or two?
You say it’s too early on a Monday? I say, “Child, what’s wrong with you?

The early morns chill was made for a warm ale or cedar brew.
Top of the morning to ye kin, shall I make you a mimosa or two?

Perhaps a simple cup of jo will do?
DAYBREAK is on the horizon, the choice is ours to pick and choose.

This week is yours to win or lose. I’m ISO a “W” for me.
Let DAYBREAK find me in leisure; to smell the roses is key.

When standing in darkness be mindful to pray and self educate
then expect the universe to soon yield you some level of DAYBREAK.

And when it does remember to be a giver, as you enjoy the upwards take.
Remember night is at its darkest just minutes before DAYBREAK.
Okay?

I’m counting on you to remember.
I’m counting on you to make the best of this December.

Enjoy the weather, enjoy the sounds,
enjoy the ambiance and the people around…

Look again and see everything in a new light,
I’m Qui
Good morning DAYBREAK. Now let us meet her @ living our best lives.

Nevermind what happened yesterday and last night.
Let DAYBREAK be the RESET swipe.
Good morning sweetheart. Enjoy the sunshine.
I’m counting on you to give this day new life.