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Who’s Leading Whom

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement, TV Shows on May 13, 2019 at 12:54 am

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There are two shows, from two different networks that I want to talk about this morning that are consistent with their message of love and evolution; though the title of either series gives no clue to the obvious convey:

The Last O.G. and S.W.A.T.

First up, The LAST O.G., Season 2 – Episode 5 “Sound of Da Police

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The LAST O.G.: Tray, Shay, and Josh

In this episode of blended family love – 

Shazad learns to drive via a 2-father hug.

What I mean by that is, Shazad’s mother, Shay is married to a white guy named Josh.
Though Shazad’s melanin is like his mom’s; evidence of DNA wrought.

Shazad is brown.
Josh taught him how to drive around town

when they were stopped by a policeman in traffic.
It was a bogus stop and Josh wasn’t having it.

Ever so assertively he expressed his concern of a mistaken stop,
and averted being ticketed by the duck-duck-goose cop.

While still on the side of the road, Josh explained to Shazad
that the police mean well on most of their traffic stops

and how sometimes you just have to be forthright and inquire,
and how the police are rarely there to provoke transit ire.

Shahzad received the information well,
and couldn’t wait to tell
Tray, (his bio dad) that he’s been on a driving spell.

On a subsequent driving lessons day, the clock was on Tray’s watch,
Shahzad was driving the same vehicle and by the police, they were stopped.

Things didn’t go as well as they did for Shazad when Josh was in the car;
The black men were asked to get out of the car… revealing America’s scar.

Shahzad wasn’t alarmed but remained calm and cool,
and spoke respectfully to the officer like Josh taught him to

and still
harassment by the traffic officer is real.

I appreciate the narrative/reality feel.
Writing is an art; reflections can be uphill.

The LAST O.G. episodes keep it real in scripted thought,
much like Hondo ‘nem in the remake of S.W.A.T.

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Chris, Hondo, Deacon, and Street

Season 2, Episode 20 –
Diversity scripts? S.W.A.T. has plenty.

Let’s talk about dating, let’s talk about love.
Let’s hit on the topic of Polyamorous.

Chris is the only female on the S.W.A.T. team to date;
she was single until a few episodes back, now her status is on delay
because her heart is in a triad; polyamorous play.

Kira is her girlfriend and Kira’s fiance is her beau.
What is it about a triad relationship that we, the public, do not know?

Traditional relationships have been between a woman and a man
and productively speaking, the two hail in ‘ the life creation’ plan.

That’s it! But does it truly and absolutely mean —
that if you don’t love the opposite sex that you can’t love gleam?

S.W.A.T. is taking the conversation head-on
and scripting-in reasons that Chris won’t be living alone.

In episode 20 the writers give us plenty to hear and see,
and by the end of the episode, Chris is lip-locked with Street.

What does it all mean? Well, I don’t really know,
but CBS is doing it’s best to expose you via the show.

Love is love and we need to take a look
at how society is divvying it. What about the good book?

I’m not clergy, but I am an avid reader.
I respect God above all and love is my internal measure meter.

My measure of love does not allow me to side-eye and judge folk.
We are all God’s creation; check in with Him to really ‘be woke.

The world is judgemental to you? Please do not cast that onto others in kind.
The good book is what it is — check in with God for clarity and peace of mind.

Don’t look for clarity from your brother or peer.
No need to walk the Earth being partial to fear.

I don’t have a lot of the necessary-life-answers on hand,
but I am a child of God and recognize you to be in the band.

Stand up and make beautiful music and watch a show or two on diversity,
I’m Qui
Good morning dear watcher, the weather is getting hotter, stay in and watch T.V.

It looks like Art is Leading Reality.

Getting Serious. Are we?

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News on May 9, 2019 at 5:34 am

Vin Diesel_Thandie Newtgon.gifAre we finally getting serious about what’s before us, o’ kinfolk?
Are we willing to look at ourselves and what was exactly behind our vote?

Was it the will of the American people or another actor with a self-serving sub storyline?
It doesn’t matter, the Constitution is our fundamental batter and it shan’t be tainted with old wine.

In my heart, I believe in Congress and pray that our union will be fine.
America is the kid with the best -ish. what’s with the old wine?

Ain’t nobody too drunk to read a report or a book with more than 400 pages.
Careful not to move too quick, there are checks, constitutional balances, and stages.

Chairman Nadler said we are in a Constitutional crisis and no one was surprised.
We are a people by the people and by our votes, we can set things right.

I’m not loyal to any party on the left or to the right – I am a lover of you.
I believe that our collective unity will be the strength that gets us through.

Love is the super glue.

I want our tomorrow to be okay.
I want our children to live like we did; full of vibrancy and play.

We can do this if we choose to stay the founding fathers’ course.
We can walk and chew gum – let’s heal the Earth and cool her core.

Let’s evolve to being a more compassionate sport. I know what you must be thinking,
that I’m a little high in my spirits because “the dumb train” is sinking.

No. I’m really not. But to say that I don’t feel the excitement in the air —
is to be lying to you. I feel a feeling of “We’re almost there…”

Broaching the climatic point where we find out many truths
that just may pan out to look like the discourse wasn’t started by me or you.

When provoked – our first nature to push back.
A third party injected hostility and the country’s unity showed a crack.
I’m not too concerned with that. We’ve been divided before  — we’ll get it back.

Congress will do its job before citizens, by and large, grow delirious.
I’m just glad that we can all agree, it is indeed time to get serious.

Good morning sweetheart and how do you do?
I’m Qui
it’s Thursday morning and I’m still into you.

Are you ready?

Let’s DO IT.

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THE INTRUDER

In Communication, Movies, Networking, News, Video on May 6, 2019 at 5:58 am

So Friday night my guy & I had a double date with Scott (Michael Ealy) & Annie, (Megan Good) and it was good.

We enjoyed a reel cookie cutter layout from Roger Corman‘s old hood.

I’m into seeing movies and move-me’s; God bless production movers –
It was good to see new chemistry in the old lab of The INTRUDER.

I’m not really sure about the initial intentions of reviving this piece –
It wasn’t about innovation, resolution or love’s slow release.

It was a pretty decent remake of the same-named film
Dennis Quaid did great as Charlie, following William Shatner’s hem

as a disturbed white man whose pissed at the presence of black neighbors.
In 1962 the film highlighted discourse and sewing divisive vapors.

In this years THE INTRUDER Dennis played a disturbed guy
with only a remnant of racism coursing through his spine.

He was the seller of a big and beautiful countryside home surrounded by lushes of green.
He wanted to sell it and still dwell in it — an attached squatter if you know what I mean.

Among creeping around the new couples home without them knowing,
Charlie was making plans to assume Scott’s life and duly start sewing

“home seeds” with Scott’s beloved Annie;
thinking he and she could start a family.

There was mayhem and while all scenarios clicked,
I was sad to see Scott repeatedly get his butt kicked

so many times from Charlie; but Scott was a desk nerd.
Annie drew strength from a pan and her fist 
revealing survival skills when she s’kerd.

Deon Taylor is the director and producer of this remake
he is listed as the same in Traffik‘s sobering pace.

Remember that?
Paula Patton delivers like ‘Turner & Pat.’

Today’s Intruder film wasn’t hung up on race
but the face of a man with disturbing headspace.

Charlie’s daughter is all that he has in this world to co-sign his life,
but not even she wants anything to do with him because he took her mother’s life.

There were moments in the theater that I jumped out of unexpected fright.
It may be a remake film, but it’s perfect for a little date night.

There were hairy moments where I preferred to cuddle a little tight…
Like when Charlie was peeping-in on Annie in the shower one night.

I’m sure my guy enjoyed the double play:
him watching Megan in the shower and me being okay.

Annie’s body was a total fit slay. I admired the silhouette.
I’m thinking Charlie did too, he seemed to relish in her being wet.

Sex made a couple of debuts atop of the young couples sheets.
My guy and I were watching via Charlie’s secret peep.

It was line crossing  – still, actors Megan and Michael were flossing in this flick.
The legendary Dennis Quaid contorted his craft to display the encroaching counter-dick.

I’m sure the role won’t stick. Dennis is far too likable.
Catch him on the move in his string new of commercials.

Plus, you won’t be expecting the pivotal wording at the films end,
I’m Qui
and I figured I knew much about the script before going in…

I am pleased to concede that I didn’t.
Deon is pretty good at directing, producing and revealing the hidden.

 

The Princess, The Pea: QUANTUM PHYSICS, you and me

In Communication, education, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 3, 2019 at 7:24 am

the-princess-and-the-pea.jpgOh yes, if there is a loose piece of lent in my sock – I will feel it.
If there’s a boo-boo that’s not progressing too well, I’m tuned-up to heal it.

I’m not a doctor nor yet a scientist, just curiously Qui.
But for the sensitivity of my senses, you may call me The Princess with The Pea.

I feel it all. Are you happy? Me too.
I emit colors in words, deeds and the actions that I do.
When you least expect it, I truly feel you.

I always wondered how such a connection could be?
I’m spiritually connected to you and you to me.

Together, we should join energies and harvest big love.
Quantum Physics reminds me that we’re in a Milky Way hug
nestled in the arms of stellar matter and such…
Together,  we should join energies and harvest big love.

Quantum Physics includes the universe and the evolution of stars.
It’ll put you in perspective as to how big you really are.

You’re not so big at all and your energy is no bigger than the dust
that is collected and perfected in the stellar arms that we trust.

There are about 50 additional galaxies  near us in this Milky Way crest
reminding me that I should remain unbiased on which star is the best.

The sun is a middle-aged star in the prime of her life,
she’s not too close or too hot to yield us a divine light.

I call light divine because when you really give it thought
the sun functions under no assumptions that it has been purchased or bought.

It shines on command
per the Creator’s plans.

The Creator’s hands… oh! they are much bigger than yours.
You’ve not made a thing in this world where greater pride should soar.

We are so little.
We’re in the prime of Earth, somewhere in her middle.

The sun is a star and stars go through completed stages of life.
To be frank with you fam, we need to learn how to travel by light.

The galaxy is big and our sun is an averaged sized star.
Our black hole is inactive but what are we really on par

for?
Our energy on Earth is on a collision course.

Have you had a chance to study Quantum Physics? It supersedes understanding chess.
diamond shape.jpgThe world and its wars never bothered me, I’m concerned about the Milky Way crest.

She is beautiful and she is bigger than us.
We are Earthians and are capable of love.
We are beings who need more than a hug.
Take a look like Galileo — and into the quantum do thrust.

Global warming is real and every star has its stages of life.
Sure the Earth is mid-cycle, but that doesn’t mean live trife.

Plastic products: you were a take-out hit but now it’s inevitable that you be banned.
God gave us a fruitful Earth and we’re trashing the land with convenience by our own hands.

We shan’t.
Doing so throws this Princess into a rant.

There are quite a few Pea’s that we need to deal with.
You don’t want the legacy of humanity to cease to exist.

To live is to participate in more than a convenient drive by.
Have you seen the universe? It’s amazing that we have this life.

Let’s do something positive with it.
Conjur up some praise and let God hear it.

You’re comfy in your borough and suburb; for tomorrow, you don’t fear it.
Though if it’s the Milky Way’s black hole vs. Earth: we’re all ended.

See. It’s little facts like that, that mounts a pea in my sheets,
I’m Qui
a curious she; I’m interested in understanding more about “QP.”

Good morning fam, the world is a stellar jam and I’m with it.
Live a good life because the universe is alright –
and thank God for the knowledge of Quantum PHYSICS.

First Day – THURSDAY

In Communication, Griot, Music, Self Improvement, Video on May 2, 2019 at 6:57 am

independent thinkerDo something different with your life.
If things are going wrong – make them right.

If you haven’t been praying and meditating, start today.
If you’re already on the right path, continue on your way.

Today is the day that you play with the resources in the palm on your hands.
Today you are the Speakerboxx ready to amplify a lovely plan:
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What is it? Go get it. What in the world do you want?
The universe is listening; don’t be a procrastinating haunt.

Goodness is yours. It’s squarely in your lap.
Wake up and seize it – resist the desire to nap.

Relax today in your posture, in your thoughts, and in your heart.
Let anxieties fall to the wayside, today is an opportunistic start.

Are you ready? Do you have your wits about you? How about your talent/craft?
I’m Qui
in love with scripting the view; there’s structure in my lab
and it’s composing a win in the palm of my hand.

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Nobody ever said it would easy, Breezy

In News on April 29, 2019 at 5:35 pm

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Moving the bar forward in creativity,” are words that John lived by, so it’s hard to say goodbye. He was quick to conceptualize, pre-visualize, and appreciate the beauty of authenticity — for just what it is, all that it encompasses and the dimensions of what it has to offer. He was quoted as saying, “When you try to make it [films] homogenized, when you try to make it appeal to everybody, then you don’t have anything that’s special,” and I agree with him – his knowledge was breezy. Though for all of the wisdom and talent that he put in – nobody ever said that it wold be easy 

and it wasn’t.
He was a son, a father and [ex] husband

long before he ever made his degreed path good
by producing Ice Cube ‘nem in BOYZ N THE HOOD.

An intellectual – he stood and I noticed.
Women flocked his presence hoping to score a kiss,

a stint on the scripted screen…
but John largely seemed to be doing his thing:

laying low key and producing much screen drama.
He was a bonafide job creator and even hired his Moma.

Yep. He did that.
JS was a pretty chill cat.

His sign: Capricorn
and I’m sure that he rammed against the norms
from the day that he was born.
You know ‘dem Caps got horns

and gall.
Without such buck reel change would have stalled.

I’m going to miss Sir Singleton —
and will guardian his purpose that it not be undone.

I, too, agree with John’s vision that we must tell our own tales,
and I’ll be sure not homogenize my scripts to hell.

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Thanks for that advice big bro.
I appreciated your arrival and am effected by your go.

Who knew the sun would yellow so soon.
I look at your work and it still looks like noon.

Amazing.
I hope you know ‘you had that thing.

That thing that makes movie cash registers ring!
I’m Qui
God bless your kids – may residuals continue to sing.

It wasn’t easy. Nobody ever said that it would be.
We won’t forget you too soon – you made reel look breezy.

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January 6, 1968    –   April 29, 2019

MONDAY’S PROMPT

In Communication, Griot, Music, Networking, Self Improvement, Video on April 29, 2019 at 6:43 am

Good morning Monday. Where have you been girl?
There’s so many vibrations that are moving the world.

There’s Beyonce’s new song, “BEFORE I LET GO,”
and Taylor Swifts “ME” video hit the air like WOAH!

In 24-hours Swift’s new vid has been seen more than 45 million times!
Taylors view balled and doled basketball to the side.

That’s what’s up.
Monday is an exciting weekday cut.

I prayed and I’m up; today I roam this Cali space.
I’m out here on assignment – I do love this place.

The royal service at The Westin is something I could get used to.
I’m the writer peeping their stylo — I love the high-rise view.

Good morning, good morning, good morning to you!
I’m feeling refreshed – so how do you do?

There’s a lot of creativity in the air this morn
dawning after Bey and Swift‘s new babies were born.

I’ve slept like a baby in this penthouse suite.
It’s a great escape from Texas and Arizona’s heat.

Though without you, I am hardly me –
I pray for guidance from the heavenly

Father.
So, don’t bother

chiming in with Earth-leaning advice
about where women should go or do with our lives.

Pardon our force of FORMATION; we’re in assembly.
Bey, Taylor, Shondra and Ava are all sisters to me.

We are like that AVENGERS scene in END GAME when -ish got real
and the women relieved the men to wipe up the battlefield.

Did you see it? It was great.
Avengers put TRANSITIONS on our plate.

Things are changing in the AVENGER dynamic.
Captain A passed off his shield – he did hand it

to another.
Believe or not, t’was passed to a brother.

Hm? The depth of the writing
was real-world-metaphore and exciting.

America needs saving and we all can help.
The Captain may be retiring for America’s health.

She needs help from all of her occupants, especially the women.
America is in trouble but not out of the count to keep winnin.’

Our unity is what bears all and keeps our vibe in mode “grinning.”
Avengers END GAME was about sustaining the winning.

Are you in?
It’s MONDAY morning and we can begin again.
Are you in?
#PROMPT

Let’s help each other and God will help us all.
I’m Qui
a woman about things in this Cali scene. EXPAND YOUR FORCES if you have the gall.

There’s no reason on earth for mass unity to stall.
Are you ready, y’all?

#SUPERMAJORITY

And now THIS

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement on April 24, 2019 at 5:15 am
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Neal Degrasse Tyson: not a feeling expert.

What is this feeling that I’m feeling?
Butterflies from within… feels quite healing.

I’m happy, y’all.
My feet hit this ground this morning with no stall.
I’m not kiddingI’m happy yall.

So, what’s on your agenda and what are ya’ doin?
Are you subject to a come-up today or a screwin?’

Oh, come now, you can tell me.
Keeping it real has always been key.

I hope that being “subjected to a screwin,’ isn’t pending in your bag.
Stand atop of this hump and be strong with no sag

and tell the universe that your tools are skill specific.
When work shows up at your door never hesitate to get with it.

You got that?
You’re the captain; wear the hat.

You know that slacking is out of fashion.
The world wants to see you in your passion.

Show ’em.
Whip-it-up, dazzle and glow ’em.

Today is a day of opportunity and promise;
a good day to gather with friends, pita bread, and hummus.

You in?
Let’s script-read the eve away with red wine, rum. and gin.
You in?

Today will prove to be good for us all.
My feet hit the ground this morning with no stall.
I’m truly good y’all.

I’m droppin’ in to leave this note for you
because even tho — I’m not NEWS PERUSING, yo
I’m very much into you.

I am.
News or not, you’re the green eggs to my ham,

and I’m crazy about ya!
I’m Qui
and I feel incomplete when I’m without ya!

Who knew?

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Gimme Some

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Video on April 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

Give me some, because this -ish is all the way live.
I’ll take the full report and Five on the Black Hand Side:


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Are you down to ride? Yesterday’s CD ROM was hot.
Mueller’s report is a bulky sport and it don’t stop.

Sounds like lyrics made for Hip Hop. Feels like we’re experiencing a growth spurt;
though after the report was made public it’s likely the CIC’s stomach hurt.

The heat is up and is duly on the back of some folks neck.
The Mueller report is alive; the administration is wrecked.

There were a bunch of Oh’s pointing to an X; lets just call the x variable Defendant One.
Gimme Some when the gander is done – I’m off to have a weekend of yum!

Bummed is what the news out of Washington, DC had been of late;
things started to shake last night and tomorrow is 420 Day.
Hip-hip hooray!

Exhale long.
Let your hair down; let nothing be wrong.

Drop the stress as common unity increases.
Tell your stressed out comrade to not to fall to pieces:

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Today feels like it’s going to produce words that should be composed into a song.
Kinfolk, I’m just happy and pray that we can all prosper and get along.

I prayed that for yesterday, today and I’ve already prayed it for tomorrow.
I really hope the light is truly in view and behind us is the bulk of sorrow.

New Peruse? “Whatchu’ talkin’ about  Willis?” I ain’t been in the mood.
It’s hard on a Griot to keep singing the blues about a variable fool.

Lord help us all. Let us approach this day expecting a little fun.
I’m Qui
Dropping by to love on thee and to reciprocation I say, “Gimme Some.”

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LIFTED

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, Networking, News on April 17, 2019 at 4:20 am

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It’s that time again, (if not for all, at least) for many
that ye shall get elevated on this years 4/20.

The weekend is coming and it will bring with —
several ways that you can score a pretty good lift.

Let’s start with Fab5Freddy; he’s a documenting lass —
he’s dropping knowledge and a cough via Netflix’s GREENER GRASS:

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Oh yes! It’s going down at many passable rounds — in just a few short days.
There’ll be Ice Cream Cake and Lemon Bubble strains for Saturday’s head haze.

That’s right, do partake by taking a documented deep breath
and you can bet your banana leaf ‘s best that Snoop will be a guest.

Method Man and Red Man are still rolling the directory page;
HOW HIGH 2 is a danky-dew debuting on an MTV stage.

Saturday is the date. Ol’ 420 was made to blaze.
In 72-hours you can pick your reel hay.

Or you can smoke them all – just set your DVR today,
and do what you need to do to reserve the weekend-spin for play.

Play and watch! Watch and play!
I’m Qui
Atop of day 3 — looking 420’s way.

Hey-Hay!