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Oh, I’ve been thinking…

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 29, 2020 at 1:10 am

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As if I ever stop thinking.
For if I retreat from my thoughts, I may resort to drinking.

Who am I fooling? I am already familiar with the practice.
At the end of the day, my vodka toast to tomorrow is “I got this.”

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Oh yes, Happy Friday! I insist on being such today.
I’ve got my scripts and a camera on my hip – I am ready to play

because I’ve been thinking… and a bit too much.
I’ve been busy with intellectualism and less with love.

For that, I apologize.
I’m a woman about quality and less about the size.

Good morning sweetheart. Open and focus your beautiful eyes.
The world is at hand, what doth this day hold in surprise?

To God be the glory and the limit is the sky,
I’m Qui
Up thinking about longevity, love, you, and I.

Let’s prepare to go long.

Let’s re-focus on THE LORAX and our home:

THURSDAY is HER DAY

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows on May 28, 2020 at 5:15 am

thursday.jpgMe and Thursdays — we go way back
like 4 new tires on a Cadillac.

It just is what it is.
I’m all about that ‘Thursday biz.’

What are you up to today?
Is everything everything? Are you feeling okay?

Did you sleep well last night? Tell me, love, did you dream?
I did and I loved it – I’m up to research what it means.

Do you ever do that? Research your dream for a dimensional reveal?
Or when you dream something vivid do you blame your last meal?

Either way, good morning goodness. I’m so glad that we’ve made it this far.
I have a shoot this morning – my favorite healing arts star.

What? You don’t know of one? You implore the help of MD’s when you’re in pain?
Please don’t limit your access to good health – call a masseuse, a therapist, a saint!
For God sake, do not lower your quality of life because of pain.

During my documentary research, I learned much about the benefit of humans moving.
This morning via movement, I am up, showing-and-proving.’ What are you doing?

Do something for thyself on this day.
No other day is promised – please have it your way.

When was the last time that you went outside and played?
Thursday’s are verse-days; express your inner-kid today.

Me? I’m due on set in a few short minutes.
Experience is mine for the making; I’m in it to win it.

I’m making egg-scramble for breakfast: sausage-egg-potato.
I’d love to feed you, as well; consume breakfast before you go.

Rise and sip this jo that I have prepared for you.
Let me bid you a productive day filled with good energy through and through.

Whether or not you have to work the weekend, get jitted up, anyway – to win,
I’m Qui
and Thursdays are my day’s to shape the week’s end. It’s always good to start it out with a friend.

I appreciate you in my morning spend.

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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:

Terrific Tuesday

In Communication, News, Self Improvement on May 26, 2020 at 9:03 am

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Talk about keeping time — it’s Day 2 already.
I’m up with my jo and collegiate notes, to comprehend a vibe more “steady.”

Are you ready? The feeling that is waxing me is quite warm.
My heart is receptive to your forthright charms.

Come with it, Tuesday.
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Light me up. I can stand it.
There’s opportunity on the horizon and I want to hand it

to us both.
Honing it will take some considerable growth.

You’ve grown an inch already this week. Ooo, la-la, look at you.
Let your growth reflect in your work; be a Friday on Day 2.

Me? The last few months of school are trying and very spiked —
with an over abundance of work. The kind of flow that I like.

Tuesday: make me feel alright about letting go of it all at the end.
Learning sustains creativity’s churning – the university’s my best friend.

Learning and I will continue to date. I’m a steady girl, no doubt.
And we’ll make love through scripted doves; morale’s my goto pal.

Yesterday was beautiful, yesterday is gone.
Today is about we. Rise like a Phoenix; be strong.

Be who you want to be today; mess up your perfect hair.
All is fair in love – no war. Good vibes were made to share.

Are you vibing good, and is all well?
Are you fulfilled and happy with yourself?

Mondays are miraculous muse-days…
Please enjoy the Fibonacci inside of this Tuesday.

I am already in route.
As the day progresses, I’ll fill it out.

A spiral of goodness that is the capacity of our merits.
To be alive and to feel yields this day to be Terrific.

Do you feel it? Start with affirmations and let the vibe well-up in your chest.
I’m Qui
Celebrating Day 2 with thee, because we do it best. Go forth and conquer all; your drive is the test.

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REMEMBER THOSE

In Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement on May 25, 2020 at 4:20 am

 

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Remember those who thought about and fought for you and lost their lives.
No need to redecorate the reason – their branched sacrifice is why.

If you’ve got the day off – hooray for you.
Now do something nice for someone else too.

Pay it Forward was born from those who dormant lay
having sacrificed for our freedom – so HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY.
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HUG me.  KISS me.
Please don’t wait to miss me.
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Service man and women: I love you and it’s true.
Today’s my opportunity to give you flowers — you are due.

Don’t ever forget or take for granted flaunt their sacrifice as a whim.
A Happy Memorial Day is at hand, and folks, it’s All About THEM.

Just do a good deed and forget keeping count and don’t keep score.
I’m Qui
REMEMBER THOSE who’ve gone before you and hug on your children more.

Happy Memorial Day.
Concentrate on LOVE & PLAY.

MINDFUL MEMORIAL DAY

In Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 25, 2020 at 4:14 am

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Remember the heroes of yesterday…
they are the reason that you can safely play

outside at the park, in transit and at the game.
If it weren’t for our brave military our existence would be bane.

Have a Mindful Memorial Day to the survivors of those who we’ve lost.
We may not understand your depths, though we recognize your cost.

As you kneel, I’ll drape a cape on you and dust you off.
You, who were charged with carrying on; your hearts so soft.


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Thank you for the sacrifice:
children, hubby and wife.

Thank you for sharing your heart, your boy and your girl.
A Mindful Memorial Day; let’s remember the brave that shaped our world.

They are only “dead” when we forget to be thankful for their sacrifice,
I’m Qui
Have a Mindful Memorial Day baby – Democracy costs a high price.

Be thankful today, be happy and fully embrace this life.

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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:

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Monday Morning Goodness

In Communication, Griot, News, Science, Self Improvement on May 18, 2020 at 6:05 am

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Goodness always rises – so rise, kinfolk, rise!
Thank God for the day as you open your eyes.

Pull the curtains back and look into the sky,
then hit the home gym, because you’re high on life.

You don’t have a home gym? You’re just not living that large?
Who are you kidding? You have the living room and a big ol’ garage.

Those spaces are good enough! You just need a little room.
Resort to exercise and reading more to forgo “outing dooms.”

It is not safe to mingle and relax social distancing rules; take it slow.
Going out is for essential workers, city managers and confused folk?

I love us all, but we have got to be real.
You may be bored indoors, but COVID19 has the field.

Please don’t feel invincible now;
don’t say “frack it” and go out anyhow.

I really don’t understand…
Why don’t we act more cautious across the land?

For the sake of capitalism?
Hmph. I raise you 1 wisdom:

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Don’t ride with the clowns.

Don’t join that clown-cramped parade.
The country opening up “regardless” – is a charade.
Science says: “It just isn’t safe.”

Monday Morning Goodness, please be good to us on a whole.
Help us to resist walking and running into a big ol’ hole.

We can do this.
Common sense and compassion will pull us through this.

Don’t huff & puff or hiss — because you have to keep your distance today,
I’m Qui
Excited about we, Mondays and Goodness.  Our united legacy is in play.

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Stay with it.

Thursday Purse-Day

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, Music, Networking, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 14, 2020 at 9:15 am

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Perhaps you’re looking to clutch a high-end FERAGAMO, DOLCE, HAMMITT VIP or a COACH woman’s bag?
For if you know women and their shoes, without a matching purse, the outfit may pose a lag

to her fashion composition, so —
in this piece we’ll broach, “How To LET IT GO.”

No ma’am, don’t LET GO of that work of art by SALAVATORE.
Without which those shoes, will go from fab to chore and even, bore.

Thursday is a great day to focus on a new pair of shoes,
and fashion the purse to not be a holder of blues.

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The PURSE speaks volumes in tandem with a statement shoe.

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Holder. Just saying the word makes me think of our former USAG.
Golden melanin, a calmer era then that yielded a surplus to we.

God bless he, as I am truly talking about an item
that could also reside in Former VP Joe Biden

and that is, the withal to be properly represent and be on point
in a global ensemble outfit that is a world joint.

You know?
What’s a woman without her clothes?

She is naked.
I won’t even fake it,

I enjoy being nude.
But to show ass or a knock-off bag is just rude.

Am I right? Therefore I write
in griot verses with pivotal insight.

I’ve no gripe, just looking for a new bag.
One that has proper lining and smells not of ball sac. 😛

You can understand that? Can’t you?
What’s in your bag? Is it yellow or blue?

Yellow is a sunny hue,
Drama is lined best in blue.

I like them both, in a shoe and a bag.
A progressive fashion sense is what I have.

It’s okay that we encompass bag hues,
just don’t ever let your bag be bigger than you,

unless it’s filled with cash.
Period.  — a MEGAN Thee STALLION bag!
Then hit me up when you get that.

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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.