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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 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

 

Leadership

In Communication, Griot, News, Politics, Self Improvement, Video on March 24, 2020 at 9:26 am

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What does leadership have to do with entertainment? The name of this site is Qui Entertainment Magazine, so then why are we always creating content that plays off of, parallels,  and reflects world views? Because multimedia producers are leaders. My line of work is global and requires me to create relative content responsibly. Research and think tanks are my jam.

Leadership is needed on every level. We need it in sports, we need it in combat, we need it in the E.R., we need it in church or else that one sister will sing all of the praise & worship songs during her testimony. Leaders set boundaries that support purpose. Stating that each testimonial is yielded to 3-minutes will keep most folk from going into the second verse on that hymn that describes their sentiment perfectly and will leave enough time in the service for others to express themselves as well. Leadership is needed, or we’d all be singing a different tune; not acknowledging or even hearing the messages of others that may contain life saving wisdom.
  Can I get an Amen?

Leaders are visible, like Governor Cuomo in New York.
Divvying life saving information is a patriot’s sport.

There are so many other leaders, I am sure, who are stepping up to the plate
to prove that they have the capacity to think, discern and contemplate.

It’s called governing and leaders are stepping up.
That’s great because virus cases are revving up.

We got this. Schumer is on the House floor right now talking sums
that equate to employers paying employees to stay home for 4 months.

We can do this. We can hit this head on and come out stronger.
We should act now – not in 12-more days; no need to be a prolonger.

Let’s first lead at home. Lead the family to wash their hands.
Then stay inside of your homes and admire your manicured land.

If your land is un-manicured, you don’t have to worry about being bored.weed-pulling
During your time at home, you and the fam can do team building with chores.

Make necessary work fun again.
Post weed-pulling pics on social media for friends.

Why not?
The weather is fair and not too hot.

Okay, maybe weed-pulling isn’t “a thing,”
especially if you’re in more of a city scene.

Leaders in your hood
are best equipped to tell you what’s good.

As for me and my household, we are full of hope.
Are we going to the mall and eating out as usual? Nope.

We have calibrated our to and fro
follow-the-leader_ducksto give the world time to figure things out, yo.

We are doing our best to be educated heed’ers.
We are doing our best to be in-home leaders.

Leadership should begin at home.
Line the fam up and get in a zone.

Together we can fight this.
Leadership is necessary but doesn’t feel like bliss.

That’s okay. Via united leadership we will all come out strong,
I’m Qui
Good morning to the leader in thee; prepare your fam to survive long.

Dont Touch Our ACA Protection

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News on March 23, 2020 at 12:07 pm

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What is going on American people?
You’re in a poo-house with a real short steeple.

Get out of the shitter!
Fight for the ACA. Don’t be a quitter.

The current administration is in court trying to take it away,
like we are all quarantining because today is a healthier day.

2-sisters-appauledWhat the? Get the ____ out of here with that BS heap.
Take from God’s kids and your own good health will cease!

Do you think that the universe doesn’t read ol’ QE?
Rest assured if you kill the ACA – your own creator, you’ll meet.

I may not get sick and fatally succumb to COVID19 —
but the world would be ridded of our beloved senior class scene.

The members of our current administration are older in age.
Back in the day we considered seniors to represent a wiser life phase.

This admin cabinet proves  – that such is not the case.
Why is the admin trying to repeal the ACA?

Too many folk are sick today.
Too many cannot afford their insurance rates.

Perhaps they can lean back on the ACA?
So why is the admin in court today?

They are working towards allowing you to sneeze, cough, and whittle
in your home with fam around or alone — but no ride to the hospital.

This has got to stop.
The American head-count is on a steep drop.

Have you lost someone to the virus? Are you, yourself not well?
The folk trying to take away your healthcare have personal invites to hell.

Their time on Earth is on a “slowdown” spell. It’s sad for me to fathom and to say.
I’m Qui
And God don’t like ugly. Hands off the ACA.

Dear Administration: Karma is real.
When you get sick, you, too will want to heal.

Be a LIFE SPORT
and abandon court.

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Lets Get Clean and Blow Off Some Steam

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on March 20, 2020 at 8:09 am

French-maid.jpgGood morning beloved. How are you today?
I’ve been up since 3 on my sanitizing prey.

We collectively don’t know as much as we’d like to gleam
about that dominating virus: COVID 19.

As a domestic science researching hustler,
I’m sharing with you the W.H.O.’s list of Myth Busters.

Still, what we do know is that the configuration of this thing
seems to recoil and retreat from heat.

So…
Let’s get to steaming, yo! 🙂

Unfortunately, steam is not the answer and neither is direct heat.
Ok. Let’s research this more while sipping hot tea.

Of course hot beverages are no cure or solution,
but it might deliver COVID 19 some type of contusion.

Just do what you can to slow this mother down.
Let’s become clean freaks and blow some steam around.

If it is true that the virus has a tendency to live airborne…
Where’s the harm in steaming up the home this morn?

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Own it.

I’ve been up since 3am wiping my entire domicile down.
I don’t have the virus answer, but I do wear the CLEAN CROWN.

Ow!,” in my James Brown voice. “Get down!” And then get back up quickly.
Unless you’re steam cleaning the floors to keep folks from getting sickly.

In that case — that is what’s up!
We don’t have to be scientist to do as much.

So, good morning beloved. It’s time for you to get up
and steam up the home with more than fear-bluff.

Do take all measures to protect your fam
and please remain compassionate to your fellow man.

Do not sit around and succumb to jack!
Pray to God for wisdom to keep your health in tact.

Then wash your hands. Wash them again. I am re-washing my own.
I’m Qui
Glad to wake up with thee to steam things up and clean our homes.

It’s not the COVID19 cure, but  it certainly isn’t wrong.

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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

Good Morning World

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, News on March 16, 2020 at 6:42 am
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Good Morning World. Are you home today?
Is COVID19 putting a dent in your slay?

I heard. I heard. I, too, am not going out for much.
I work from home a lot; utilizing the mono touch.

God bless the folks that flew into O’Hare airport;
packed in that facility like sardines of sort.

I’m so sorry you were there. I hope that you are well.
November is coming. Please bare out this spell.

Vote away the hell. Use your vote as your voice.
We can get better or die. Good life is a choice.

Good Morning World. Are you looking at us?Americas-shorter-short-bus
Is America sitting in the shorter short bus?

There’s a pandemic at play and we don’t want to acknowledge
that it has come to claim souls from nursing homes to college.

It has come to affect us all; every living man under the sun.
If COVID19 doesn’t claim the soul, it seeks to scar the lungs.

Beloved World: as a child of God, you will fall by none.
Talk to Him, again. Health favor. Get some.

It’s for you, too,
if prayer is a thing you can remember to do.

It’s morning and the stock market is flat, kid.
It’s a rich mans problem; el facade racket.

Pumping money into the markets, doesn’t make the virus go away.
Kinfolk we are on our own, if we are to survive this sway.

Life on pause.
I’m in here with y’all.

And I’m not sure how long this will last,
so I’ll make it my business to bring the laughs.

Today is a good time to engage in a movie streaming app
and sit around with your kids with a bowl of popcorn in your lap.

NETFLIX Monday
sounds like a necessary fun day.

Sounds like a day where we can reclaim familial glory
and maybe convey to the the kids a Biblical story.

There are so many stories that parallel this day that we are in.
The Bible is not a fictional book, but a chronicle of past kin.

Please respect the wisdom, therein.
Get with fam and renew your bond, again.

Good Morning World, I’ve got you on my mind,
I’m Qui
perched in a tree, praying for the world and the healing of mankind.

Lets hit this ANTHONY HAMILTON Concert

In Communication, Music, News, Self Improvement, Video on March 14, 2020 at 6:34 am

When life is sweet among many days of tart
it’s good to reflect on the contents of your heart.

It’s good to sit back, kick your feet up and reflect
on where you’ve been, who you’ve loved and what you’re on to do next.

Let Anthony Hamilton sweeten the road.
His talent is a God-Science; substantial like gold.

Ooo wee and whoa. He can warm any cold;
the backup singers call to my soul
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and I love listening.
It puts me in a zone; it’s got me wishing…

Is that alright? Pardon my forward stance.
You’re just so easy to talk to; I call you friend, man.

You and I are tight. Right?
Let us jam some Anthony Hamilton tonight.

The view above is good cinematography, by far.
Let’s give a little love to the Producers at NPR.

The TINY DESK Concert was shot 4 years ago.
Amazing resonance and penetrance to the soul.

Good morning baby. Yes, you must stay in today,
I’m Qui
Let’s start with breakfast in bed & Anthony on rotate.

You don’t have to go outside just to play.
Goodness is within. Happy Saturday.

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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…

Way To Go with The Vote

In Communication, Griot, Music, News, Politics, Self Improvement, Video on March 11, 2020 at 5:53 am

I hear you America, your vocals are strong.
Do what feels right because you understand what’s wrong.

Yesterday’s primary turn-out had it going on. I’m proud of you.
Michigan rose to the occasion to do what they needed to do,
and came through.

I slept like a baby and dreamed quite vivid.
Good energy is up while the low energy is livid.

Unity requires a standard of respect and respect has been at lack.
Rise this morning, smile in the mirror and get your unity back.

libra.jpgAmerica is a Libra today; the balance of her positive scale looks not so low.
The world is at a better starting-point today, because of the American vote.

Atta’ boy! Enjoy the self-pat on you head
and jam the headline video of what UMI SAID.

As for that nasty-boy Covid19
the blood of Jesus can cover you from that scene.

Divine favor from your maker is real.
Someone that you know tested positive? They can heal.

Atoms and energy composes us all.
Angels are protecting you; illnesses fall.

When life presents us with a situation that has swollen out of our control
God steps in with biological winds that avert ill-will from His children’s souls.

I’m a girl of Science. I think Science is tops.
I’m a supernatural girl; I believe in God.

I’m a storyteller; you know me,
I’ll always champion the good of WE.

Last night the world saw our intentions; may the markets honestly rise,
I’m Qui
Good morning sweetheart, there’s divine help beyond the skies.

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A Light Affair

In Comedy, Griot, News, Self Improvement on March 9, 2020 at 4:30 am

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The weekend was great: Friday felt V.I.P. special,
Saturday was kind and Sunday smacked the devil.

What more could you want? Please do say.
I’ve got a few funnies to share on this Monday.

Care you to comprehend? Lean in close.
I don’t want to print too loudly and pull anyone’s goat.
You know?

Below are a few
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that I’d like you to give a looksy to.
A little abdominal agitation is good for you.

What do you mean “Who’s going around laughing-it-up these days?”
As long as God gifts me with life I’m making jokes out of melee.
Let’s laugh at self a little. Eh?

February came and went quickly; love quickened the day but did it glow?
Many were proposed to and many said no, too; thus our first joke:
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Speaking of “proposal’s,” I had to compose one last night
for a multimedia client whose in the market for a website.

I was bar none when composing the user experience and shopping for interface.
I spent hours & hours with no sour; time flies when your work is your play.

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Gamification is the way.
Remember when we found fun in everything, yesterday?

If you’re reading this piece, you have got to look back and laugh —
at how God has delivered you; you used to be bad.

I’m kidding. No you weren’t. Really. You were not.
Mucous is an endearing fluid – that’s why mom calls you “a snot.”
Because “bad,” — you were not.

I have enjoyed every birthday that has delivered me to:
being grown and doing what I want to do.

So,

Joke_Dirty-offer.jpgAfter all, I am of age and it’s Monday, too.
The kids are not looking;  it’s just me and you.

Lean in close I’ve been reading folks texts —
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I didn’t make it up. I just shared.
I asked for your permission first, because I care.

I care so much that I would at least stick around until the sun rips the scene. And because I’m from the South, I’ll rise and cook everything.

Nothing wrong with it. I just like to admit it.

Speaking of sunrises, I’m trying to get out of this house before the suns rise but not before kicking it with you over smiles on life and tell you that “you stay on my mind and are always a muse for me when I’m on my grind.”

Having said as much I have to run. Do take care.
I’m Qui
Let’s make this day A Light Affair.

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