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Hibbity Hump Day – Folks it’s Time To Slay

In Communication, education, Griot, Movies, Music, Networking, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 27, 2020 at 8:21 am

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Hey, hey, hey!” Sounding like Rodg’s friend Dwayne,
What’s Happening” with you; how’s the view in your lane?

Me? I’m awake and up for goodgame.
Me? I’m the vehicle in the creative lane.

You? You’ve been on my mind for quite some time now;
different reasons ‘why‘ and dimensions on the ‘how.’

Believe me now, when I say that I’m enjoying the climb
that has delivered me to this day; my creative grind.

I’m happy y’all.
In a world of uncertainty, I have the gall.
I wish happiness for us all.
Flex your positive gall.

It’s Hibbity Hump Day, which sounds a lot like “hibbity hop.”
Saying “hibbity hop” reminds me of The Sugar Hill Gang – Hip Hop don’t stop.

Something like The HUSTLER’S CONVENTION, I’m a one-stop Griot shop.
I’m something like Lightnin’ Rod; The HC is not a publication that you can cop

but you can stay tuned to multiple flows like my own, for most Griotte’s are quite steady.
We are storytellers of the day born. I learned as much from Fab5Freddy.

I forget not, much. I am intrigued by various moves made.
I chronicle the view in rhyme. Griot is my mode of Slay.
Hey.

Hey-hey-hey!” I’m quoting Dwayne Nelson again,
I’m Qui
atop of this hump glad to be purveying and conveying What’s Happening.

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It’s a total high day and I’m up for the win.
Come with. This vantage view is better with a friend.

Or a LOVEBIRD:

Addle

In Communication, education, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on May 20, 2020 at 5:15 am

 

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Just because you misplaced your keys 3 times in the same hour,
don’t let it turn your good mood to sour.

Let up on watching television and play more brain games.
The mind is great and beautiful; a terrible thing to waste.

So, don’t be a waste. I’ll add to that and ever so blunt,
Appearing to be addle – is a label that you don’t want.

No siree. Not you. Not me.
Ain’t nobody ever in history
raised their hand and said “Addle? Yeah. That’s me!”
Not one person; not one – nary.

Today is WORD PLAY WEDNESDAY and I wanted to introduce a new word.
According to world news on our country’s views, “addle” is our verb.

Yep. It seems to be word; an adjective sum for our lack.
I just thought I’d let you know, “Yes. Folks are talking behind our back.” :/

But you knew that. No need to conjure up a new fuss.
Remember I mentioned a few weeks back that we may be on the shorter bus.

Remember? Naw. That wasn’t back in November; that was in March.
Yeah, we meant to be great; we meant to be smart.

It’s okay America. We will eventually pull through.
There’s a general election that requires our due.

The election is in November.
Set an alarm for it – so that you remember.

Vote by mail-in ballot if you can because COVID will still be around.
If you cannot just wear PPE to poll-vote in town.

This election will prove to be profound and fundamental to what life will look like;
lest we remain in the feeble lane while all the other countries shape global life.

We got this! Voting is your privilege – it is being challenged and battled.
I pray that we all vote clearly; lest we continue to collectively look addle.

The word “addle” can be used as an adjective or a verb,
I’m Qui
Good morning to thee. Please do not forget this word:

addle

Thank You

In Communication, education, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 13, 2020 at 5:15 am
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For doing all that you do — please take a bow.

To all doctors, health care workers and nurses,
good samaritans who have donated from their purses,

to the bus drivers, truckers and train operators
to the grocery workers, maintenance techs and innovators,

THANK YOU.

For stepping up to help us all through.
In pressing times character is true

We see food handlers, too – yielding service and showing little fright,
so we stand outside (around the world) to solute you every night.

I’ve no balcony to herald from – still I insist on being included, yo,
so at 7pm I sing a THANK YOU hymn from my 2nd story window.

THANK YOU

so very, very much.
Life would have little compassion without your touch, ‘

Today is hump day and I’m off to film a scene,
rest assure at 7pm I’ll be back in my window to sing:

“THANK YOU! | Thank you. | Thanks. | You Rock!
Do your thang. Please don’t stop.
I pray that you remain well – that  cv can’t cop!”

Keep your head up, tell & listen to jokes; laugh hard at corn-ball zingers,
I’m Qui
Helping folks cover their mouths. Inspired by you, I bought a SINGER.

We’re all doing the best that we can
to help ourselves and our fellow man.

So, then this is For YOU, too:
THANK YOU.

PRESS PLAY and Give your self a hand-clap right away.

REPEAT.

FUNDY

In Comedy, Communication, education, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on May 11, 2020 at 9:02 am

You know what I think fun is? Maybe you don’t.
Though if you don’t ask me, then you won’t,

so I’d like to share with you my thoughts
on fun under the sun that can’t be bought

and has proven over time to de-bump the bumpy.
This act, dear kinfolk, is what I call a FUNDY.

It can happen on a Monday but most often towards the weekend.
Because we all know “monotony” can’t survive when you’re among friends

and so, the weekend slots have a history of being a fun day.
But that’s no reason to not try “the feeling” on a Monday.

Monday’s fun doesn’t spell out like the weekends choice.
Monday’s fun uses an insiders voice….

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of wisdom.
Are you familiar with the works of Shirley Chisholm?

If you are familiar then you may be thinking, “right on,” or “here we go,”
because Mrs. Chisholm was about FUNDY in public service, yo.

The road she travelled was much like our own
fun likely started tapering off as she got grown,

because we all know that “grown people don’t play,”
Mrs. Chisholm found gamification in leading the way.

Make “being well informed and staying on your toesinto a game.
One that you take pride in carrying out with no shame.

Social lockdown can cause your social calendar to look funky,
so replace that funk-block with some in-house FUNDY.

Take the day by the rays and forge the universe with your desire.
It would help if you had on board a little Shirley Chisholm fire.

Never mind that she was a Sagittarius; a Fire Sign up in neigh –
she mastered socio-economics in The House per the New York way.

The good news is we don’t all have to be fire signs to rile up a difference.
Use your air, earth and water chemistry to course correct our systemics.

All that is required for us to win this,
is you committing your best in it.
All truth, please; no gimmick.
Make every Monday a FUNDY – then go with it!

Insist the universe yield towards our way or else
the people may stop stacking capitalist wealth.

I mean, let’s be real… after all economics is just a game —
and the fact that it is spread out over 2% of our nation is a shame.

The Stock Market?
My response is: Kick rocks, kid. 😛

It ain’t really working;
businesses are bleeding and hurting

of all sizes, campuses and halls.
They cannot course correct without us, y’all.

They need us to need them; so they yield no support. Rt Pt Arrow “Get back to work!”
Trust, if you say “I quit,” Lft Pt Arrowyou won’t be alone and corporations will hurt.

Your employer will feel it, too.
They aren’t working ON SITE; they want you to.

You do still have to pay the rent, so what will you do?
Child, tell God about it then focus your sights on YOU.

Focus on your abs and laugh more. What type of jokes do you find funny?
Really? That’s cool. Me, too. Use jokes to make everyday a FUNDY.


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Don’t even get me started on cardio; you know that I need to workout,
the good news is you can do it in or out of bed! Fundy is what it’s all about.

Perception makes the course correction. Gamification provides the way,
I’m Qui
still loving on thee, like a maternal she – as we play out this Monday.

Nope. Today will not be funky
because YOU insist on making it a FUNDY.

Do it.

50 CENT on The BEAT

In Communication, education, Griot, Music, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows, Video on May 1, 2020 at 4:40 pm


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Curtis Jackson kicked-it with Ari Melber today
and reiterated that he doesn’t drink or smoke a lil’ hay.

That’s what up! He presented a very clean and clear say,
so Ari took him to task on his rap lyric lay.

50 Cent is all about business action
so he pointed to pop culture in the voice of Mr. Jackson

and made it abundantly clear
that an artful perspective is what he divvy’s the ear.

With his knowledge of the drink and the smoke
he made a niche for himself while avoiding the okie doke.

He has written about the art of his structure in a book, yo:
HUSTLE HARDER, HUSTLE SMARTER
chronicles a successful hustlers to and fro.

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The art of perspective therein…

Now that’s ART like baroque. I do like his style.
From his lyrics you’d think that ‘Fiddy lives a life of wild.

Ooo child, it is refreshingly great to know
Mr. Jackson is about business action;
and that it’s his business to “put on a show.”

To think that he has composed a rap persona that yields his reality much dolla’s,
makes a sapeosexual like myself want to stand up and holla:

Do that thang’ Mr. Curtis Jackson, “50.”
Don’t ever stop. Continue to cop and do rock the slang name “Fiddy.”

I think your smile is pretty. Thanks for flashing for all to see,
I’m Qui
Dropping griot about Ari, The Beat and 50 Cent on MSNBC.

It’s the weekend, y’all! Get sharp or get pretty;
put your web cam on and jam a song produced by 50

or a series.

Hello Dolly

In Communication, dance, education, Griot, Music, Networking, News, Self Improvement on March 27, 2020 at 5:45 am
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Let’s jam on one accord. The W.H.O.

If you’re watching the news, I beg of thee to turn it off.
There’s illness in the message; you’ll mess around and get a cough.

Psychosomatics, baby. If you receive it in your mind then it will manifest in your body.
Turn off the news and refocus your views on you and the fam. Hello, Dolly.

Lodi-dodi. Look at you.
It’s been a coons age since you focused on the familial view.

Are you single with no children? Do you live by yourself?
Consider it a blessing; no co-piloting on your health.

Are you all boo’ed up? Do you have kids?
That’s even better – you’ve got pending biz!

No kicking back for you. Are you still wiping the house down?
We can beat this virus. Let’s wear the disinfectant crown.

You can make your own bleach surface wipes, even produce your own lemon scent hand sanitzier.
We are daughters of CJ Walker and son’s of Ben Franklin; invention and evolution remain exciters.

Be encouraged by the world demand and by this writerI am telling you child,
If you have sewing talent your barter-capacity is about to go wild.

I compare the feel of today to about 1000 years ago.
A bit archaic, folks don’t want to say it – but we’re in the dark ages, yo.

Still, we don’t have to get lost in it.
Our species is in trouble; let’s buckle down and defend it.

DON’T GIVE UP, soldier! I need you to hold the line.
Keep the fam inside of the house and all will be fine.

We are not feline cats, our life availability is not 9,
I’m Qui
Hello Dolly, today is a great day to call on Jesus to bind.

Wash your hands, wear gloves and masks if you must go out.
Survival of the fittest is what our species is about.

WHO are YOU?
Ever heard of W.H.O.?

Lodi Dodi

 

Reliance on Science

In Communication, education, Griot, Networking, News, Video on March 18, 2020 at 1:06 pm
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NEEDED.

Good afternoon kinfolk. What’s good in the hood today?
I’ve been on a researching binge of what scientist have to say

about this pandemic that is sweeping the world by far.
It’s being compared to yesterday’s strains of SAR.

I woke at 8am this morning to an incredible read
that a family member sent to me; an educational seed.

It was from STATNews.com and therein it conveys
that Scientists are in ploy; good minds are at play.

Still, for the masses, they have nothing good to say.
They are working from behind the eight ball to restore the day.

Turns out that W.H.O. did not offer our country a CORONA Test and we didn’t really say NO.
We have always staffed the biggest and brightest minds in science – per history shows.

So when initially we were notified of a test prototype –
America just responded with its usual rigmarole ‘hype:

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Feeling nostalgic about our capacity to lead.

But this administration has laid off CDC scientists; they’re in the unemployment line.
I am over here on my domestic research looking for a viral bind;

a natural substance that can render protection.
I’m also praying for a new W.H. resident after the election.

We need leadership. We need healthcare solutions. We need the V.A.
We need to adopt an INDIVIDUAL’s MISSION to help ourselves every day.

It’s okay if you want to look at New York as Governor Cuomo leads the way.
He doesn’t have a blueprint on COVID19, but his wisdom is at play.

Washing our hands is a good way to avoid spread, as well as not visiting your friends.
If we all take a minute to cut-it-out, lives won’t unnecessarily end.

This is something that we all can comprehend.
Go on and hit up Skype and Facetime again.

Yesterday was St. Patrick’s Day and I drank myself silly.
I was in the company of a few friends; well kind of, but not really.

I’m about science and safety so —
I partied unbridled and solo on video. 😛

What did you do, yo? Please don’t tell me that you —
were locked in the house with a pursed mouth watching the news.

Were you? That’s what’s up. I applaud you for thinking “safety first.”
Me, too, man, but I couldn’t save the plan of not quenching the calendar-day thirst.

Enough of that. It’s HUMP DAY and I’m talking much,
because I miss your presence and the human touch.

I am glad that I have this blog page to write
and connect with you on life-saving insight.

So, if you are home and have a minute to “knowledge add,”
I implore you to go on over and read the article and comments on STAT.

Do it and be wise.
Do it to save lives.

Let’s do what we can to stop this virus, by comedy-hook or lab crook,
I’m Qui
Be encouraged to keep living and take your cue from The Brooks:

YouTube: https://youtu.be/LMuBwcHqaGc

Calibrating Our Perception

In Communication, education, Griot, News, Self Improvement on March 13, 2020 at 9:05 am

Sufferin-succotash_Sylvester-the-cat.gifDon’t be put off by the idea of change.
Change is key and spittle is lame.

We are not shaking hands or hugging right now, man.
We’re planning on living long and enjoying the land.
Amen?

Therefore, let’s wash our hands, workout and make some changes real quick,
like not eating out as much, because a food worker may be sick.

Would you even know it?
The wrapped entree doesn’t show it.

But you don’t really want to take that chance 
So no, we’re not eating out now – man.

Let’s  get back to  taking our lunch
for a couple more days – okay, a whole bunch.

Got plans to go out with friends tonight? Covid19 is more than just hype.
Based on reports here and abroad, it’s taking folks’ lives.

Please take care of yourself and don’t go out tonight.
Surround yourself with like-friends and kick it by Skype.

Do you have streaming services? It’s a great way to catch a show.

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Don’t be fooled by the baby hand…

The movie theater is likely open for business, but do you really want to go?

Coughers like to go out and they may have the same film taste as you.
They may as well be a monsters behind your seat hacking up a “BOO!”

You know that you are going to run.
Running isn’t your idea of fun.

When was the last time that you had family time, yo?
When was the last time that you played dominoes or Skip Bo?

Dust off those video games and get engaged with the fam again.
Turn your room into a nightclub and Facetime with friends.

Calibrate your perception and let’s be proactive,
I’m Qui
Staying in more often means we’re being cautiously active.

BE IN CONTROL

like yesterday…

Key BLACK HISTORY: Multi Media PLAYERS I

In Communication, education, Griot, Music, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows, Video on February 8, 2020 at 1:57 am

Key Black History_Multi Media Players-1.gifI have a feeling this title will be a reoccurring one
because being a Multi Media Player is so much fun. So, let’s start with:

ANGELA BASSETT
She knows only to smash it!
Have you ever seen a show with her in it
and she didn’t win it?

BEYONCE is always about an intentional slay.
Learn the rules, and get in Formation if you want to play!

SHONDA RHIMES is a series network Dime.
Holding audiences captive is her M.O. shine.

QUI is WHO keeps
the Griot beat
and yields sublime rhymes
that chronicle our times.

OPRAH enhances the view inside of our homes
via the many positive morale shows on OWN.

She mastered adolescent success and transcended it to grown.
Kicking it with JADA PINKETT-SMITH is to listen strong.

She’s got a Podcast Show titled RED TABLE TALK.
She is a woman of will and she walks the walk.

Introducing Ms. SYLEENA JOHNSON – to those who don’t already know.
She’s new to me via  TV ONE’s SISTER CIRCLE show.

She is one of four hosts. Please tell me that you’ve seen it?
Once I tuned in, I realized just how much I mean it…

to support them.
Their union of love needs no alteration or hem.

On a recent episode I became a Syleena fan –
when I heard her new joint titled, WOMAN:

These are just a few skill capacity slayers
that I’m proud to list as Multi Media Players.

What about you?
What’s that thing that you do –
that you are into?

It’s because of you that each player get’s any play.
Big THANKS to you and your consumer ways.

Black History wouldn’t be the same without you,
I’m Qui
grateful and humble. This bow is for you.

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The BACKEND

In Communication, education, Griot, Networking, Self Improvement, Video on January 24, 2020 at 6:24 am
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Click here to read about the “Venus of Beautiful Butt.”

I think that it’s high time we talk about the ‘hind-kind’ again.
As in your backside, badonkadunk, your derriere, o’ friend.

Let’s talk about your keister, your tuchus, your butt.
Let’s talk past the quarterbacks last count & hut-hut…

Word is, at 50 most folks should consider getting a colonoscopy done.
I am no such age yet nor do I imagine the procedure is much fun

but it’s a teller of what’s going on back there; a way to measure the sum
of -ish you ate yesterday that has or has not exited your bum.

Anywho, between me and you, I went to see a GI specialist the other day.
I marched my healthy arse in, knowing exactly where it’s been – to hear the doc’s say.

Who want’s to wait until 50 to get a peek
inside of the mounds that we call our seat?

Not me.
I insisted the doc take a peek

and he did oblige me with care.
He lit up his wand and went in my bum to see what’s up in there.

He looked twice
and asked if I’d like him to look thrice?

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Not if twice is enough.
He was very gentle and not rough.

I really and truly appreciate that.
Upon retreating he concluded ‘I had a healthy ass.’

I’m paraphrasing of course, and the procedure was not a full body
scope of 6-ft bendable rope; it was not a complete C-scopy.

It was a short scope with a light
that went in for 2-3ft of insight.

There was nothing there.
My anus is secure beyond my mound-pair.

Sir Mix-Alot appreciates a firm-round and I’m happy to report,
that he hasn’t seen mine and I’m a healthy score.

What about you? Have you given any attention to your backdoor?
Beyond your lover checking it out; beyond the ball, the beads, and the oar?

Well, I’m not sure what you’re into.
Feel free to use whatever you want to

I’m good with that, I’m knocking at the human core.
I’m making sure to not be demure about the backdoor.

Are you bi-anal? It’s the perfect question to close with. 😛
I’m Qui
it’s the weekend baby and I’m a curious lady, how is your backend?

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Thanks for dropping in to bite this…