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GAME CHANGER

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement on February 20, 2020 at 9:06 am

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In a time when it seems that everything is moving super fast and awfully slow,
when energies and agenda’s are moving to and fro

without being led by prayer and God, so
confusion reigns and mayhem is a go.

I want you to know that you are not alone.
You do not have to face this on your own.

Who sent you here? Who gave you a family?
We’re all connected by spirit; you are kin to me.

Perhaps you forgot?
Aren’t you and I children of God?

It’s not an easy thing to forget, but it does get loud
with sound waves from technology floating around —

still I can feel vibrations of unity.
It’s content and peaceful; it belongs to you and me.

The feeling is subtle and almost faint.
Revive the vibe and be a saint

for the sake of our tomorrow.
Don’t strengthen the energy of sorrow

by passing it onto others.
We are not enemies – we are lovers.

I love you. It’s good practice for you to love me back.
I’ll watch for you and you for me. We can’t beat that!

Let’s be a team of flippers and lay hate flat —

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TKO.

out on the floor, a repetitious chore
sweep it up and put it in a bag.

Then put said bag onto the curb.
It’s easy to do and LOVE is the word.

Love is the GAME CHANGER
and you are an “Energy Wrangler.”

What’s a wrangler, you ask?
A person skilled with a complicated task.

Deciphering energies; which one leads where.
We master this by reading and listening with care.

This life is not facilitated by the TITANIC – we all need not to go down.
This life is best conveyed through good deeds; sewing good seeds in the ground.

Foundational love. Start with yourself first.
You cannot be love-void and quench this thirst.

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I LOVE YOU.

Love yourself. Love yourself. Love yourself, then love others like so.
If each of us will love ourselves first then for others we’ll be good to go.

So I’ve been loving-on myself – hard, as of late.
I’m on it 7-days a week, 24-hours a day.

I feel A-OK and I’m in good shape to love on you.
Good morning beloved, let’s love this day through.

Don’t tire yourself out; be a 24-hour hanger,
I’m Qui
and LOVE is the Key. It is our collective GAME CHANGER.

NEWS PURUSE – Chatting It Up

In #SeveralLayersDeep, Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Politics, Self Improvement on February 19, 2020 at 4:30 am

NEWS PERUSE_GossipNow that I’m watching the race a little closer – I turned the television back on
to see Mike Bloomberg on ‘The Bloom’ and his campaign growing strong.

I’m a forgiving lady, still I wanted to know more
about Mr.Bloomberg, his word, and his Mayoral score.

So I called up my cousins ex sister-in-law in Brooklyn, to ask her to divvy
me the goods on when Bloomberg governed over New York City.

Y’all, it wasn’t pretty and only  because I really do care
I promised her I’d Griot the info and drop it here, to share.

She said quite a bit and I wasn’t recording the call,
but thanks to ROLLING STONE Mag, this piece says it all:

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It was eye-opening among other things.
He, too, prefers to govern like a king:

The New Yorker remarked that when Bloomberg was Mayor she pushed through jeers;
the weight of not getting a raise from her city employed-gig for about 8-years.

Uh-uhn. I don’t think I’m ready to swallow. I am not interested in another play date.
I do not want to babysit another rich guy in the White House; I’m looking forward to the debates.

The ladies and I are hooking up this eve. We will be watching.
We’re keeping score cards on who and what’s clocking.

There are several campaigns that we are watching; we’re not interested in lies.
We know Bloomberg is a target-market genius – we’ll look past his eyes.

We’ll be checking out Elizabeth Warren, Bernie and Amy Klobachar, too.
We are black and have love for Biden. It’s the patriotic thing to do.

go-vote.gifWe absolutely love this country.
To congregate over anything but – is to be funky.

And this ain’t a time to be funky.
The DNC needs funding but all money ain’t good money, honey.

Not if it costs you: your peace.
I’m just chatting-it-up with you for a little community release.

Is that okay?
I think communing with you is a great way
to start my day.

What are your thoughts? I’d love to hear your say.
Especially after tonight’s debate.

Life is a ballgame – are we ready to play?
The world is in sitting in the bleachers to hear your convey.

Let us show up and create a good story to tell,
I’m Qui
Chatting in my community about which candidate sells.

Tonight, be informed.
Tonight comprehend well.

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Key BLACK HISTORY: Multi Media PLAYERS III

In Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows on February 17, 2020 at 4:48 am
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Aaron McGruder

BLACK JESUS deserves a good word over Aaron McGruder’s reflective skill.
If you were a fan of The BOONDOCKS? Black Jesus yields the people something they can feel:

A wing & a prayer. But is the wing smoked or fried?
Be curious. It’s fun – not serious. Go ‘head, do stop by.

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Porsha, Kandi, Kenya, NeNe, Eva, and Cynthia

Real Housewives of ATLANA remind me to not ever settle in life.
Porsha, Kandi, Kenya and Eva make business & pleasure look tight.

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Marlo and Tanya

I love Cynthia Bailey’s full-bodied hues,
Marlo’s gall and NeNe’s boutique-boo.

 

Tanya is the coolest new cast member to be dug.
Bravo is serving melanin and BLACK HISTORY love.

You gotta’ support that.
Dimensional views of dimensional Blacks.

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IYANLA is Fixing Lives via broadcasts on Oprah.com.
Black life is dysfunctional and fixing it ain’t fun

but it is crucial.
Broken love proves to be futile.

Call on Iyanla or another counselor whose work parallel’s.
Be sure that they are in your best interest. Do vet them well.

Go ‘head, sit on the couch for a spell and wipe a little snot.
It’s better to do it with Iyanla than to loose your cool with SWAT.

A-Shemar-MooreHave you seen Shemar Moore in SWAT? Season 3 adds to his capacity tally.
Too bad he won’t be present in the  CRIMINAL MINDS finale.

Multi-Media PLAYERS make multiple multi media moves.
Give-it-up for the roster and continue to respect their grooves.

Me? I remain supportive, sending up several wingsprayers,
I’m Qui
Chronicling the legacy of

Key BLACK HISTORY: Multi Media PLAYERS.

Voting Matters in NEVADA

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Politics, Self Improvement on February 16, 2020 at 4:53 am

yellow-brick-road_daisy-animated-gif-.gifNevada, Nevada we see your intent.
You guys hit early voting, like stellar tenants paying rent.

Thank you for choosing to civilly vent through diligence.
People are waking early to stand in line and change events.

Last night we heard a rumored mention
stating BLOOMBERG may be looking at CLINTON

and the world got a shade brighter.
It energized my solarplexus; I’m a writer.

Could Bloomberg jump to the front as an exciter?
Clinton is no shabby choice; she’s a fighter.

I say “today is a wiser day… go for it.”
The contest is rough but Bloom-Hill can score it!

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Visit a beautiful park in NYC

The ladies and I were cocktail’ing when we heard the news.
Cell phones lit up because Bloomberg is a numbers dude

and we wanted to weigh-in with our views.
So, weigh-in we did. We like the risk hue.

Nevada, Nevada: this weekend is about you.
Thank you for your insistence in following through.

This could be the beginning – of turmoil ending.

The world is watching you. beating-heart
May the Sabbath usher in new truths

about who we are as a people.
I’m Qui
and Church is in session beyond the steeple.

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Key BLACK HISTORY: Multi Media PLAYERS II

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows, Video on February 12, 2020 at 8:19 am

TUNE IN TONIGHT @ 8/7c

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Multi Media – when defined as an adjective (of art, education, etc.) refers to using more than one medium of expression or communication. “A multimedia art form”
As a noun the term is defined as the use of a variety of artistic or communicative media.

Which is the perfect description, (in some aspect) of every PLAYER that we highlight in this piece. What do yo know about:

The Pisces and chameleon JORDAN PEELE?
I first took notice of him during a show titled Key and Peele,
and then he busted the box offices with creative & reflective reel.

GET OUT and US are digital releases that I own.
Jordan Peele is a Multi Media Player and one who’s quite strong.

I’d like to get him on the phone and bring up Issa Rae;
talk about collaborating and then call Issa on three way.

ISSA RAE, Issa Rae. Girl what do you say?
You are no longer INSECURE in any way

and it’s a good look.
Ass is getting fat,” cause your content hooks.

I am paying attention, I am learning and I laugh.
I’ll see you at this weekend’s opening of:  THE PHOTOGRAPH.

Though tonight belongs to – la bella, AVA DUVERNAY 
as she broaches Day 2 of: CHERISH THE DAY.

It is Key that we continue to understand our BLACK HISTORY.
Ava takes on Black Love because it shouldn’t remain a mystery.
#Anthology

The view is kissing me. Let it kiss you back.
Today’s topic is historic on the legacy that is Black,

and not only that, but the production cast and crew is Full Gender Parody.
That means 50/50 on the sexes; an even-playing-field is always key.

I need you and you need me.
Give it up for Ava and opportunity.

The world is changing and we should all strive to be stronger and leaner.
The views are showing up more true, like those seen in GRASS IS GREENER.

Have you seen her? The documentary that claims —
there’s been a miscomprehension on the necessity of Mary Jane.

FAB5FREDDY is no newbie to Multi-Media; he’s long been a reel player.
So, when it came to documenting weed? Fab5 took the lead as ‘the slayer.’

Nothing wrong with it.
I’m sure he researched the foliage before he ‘hit it.’ 😛

Still, he did it! He brought the topic to the forefront.
The documentary is blunt and yields an intellectual punt:

You don’t have to be a smoker to be concerned
about the legacy of a whole race of people being burned.

So many African Americans are still currently serving jail time,
behind a blunt on a roach clip from cirque 1969…

Or something like that.
There’s a legacy rotation on the puff-puff pass

in my community.
Like Native Americans – weed invokes unity.

The law has decided to let it be.
America’s GREEN LAWS are making history.

Let’s keep it up; lay good intentions like brick layers
and do it in plain site – like these Multi Media Players.

The children are watching us, so is the rest of the world.
I’m glad to be GENDER PARODY; highlighting boys and girls.

I’ve taken my cue from Ava and the rest,
I’m Qui
reflecting BLACK HISTORY – it’s me at my best.

Are you watching? Are you clocking?

WORD OF THE DAY

In Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement on February 12, 2020 at 5:15 am

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We have got to come together more often than just for play.
We have got to get serious and COADUNATE.

Don’t you just love new words? I’m always pursuing.
Oh. Pardon me? COADUNATE is a word that you’ve been using?

Well go on – with your bad self while the rest of us catch up.
Since we’re coadunating today – I don’t reckon that we’ll fuss.

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COADUNATE. There’s POWER in numbers. Let’s ACTIVATE.

That’s good news for me.
A good look for us — is unity.

Let’s coadunate, good-looking. Yes! I am talking to you.
Let’s talk about world peace and coadunate on the view.

Do summit with me and do tell me what you think.
Coadunation is our buoyancy, so that we do not sink.

Let us be a human link; let’s literally link arms.
Let’s send a vibe into the universe of love, patience and charm.

Yes, good-looking, you are indeed full of each and all.
So get out there and get to spreading those attributes without stall,

then watch folk gravitate towards you. Everyone likes to feel good.
If we coadunate more often the vibe will be standard in every hood.

Are you in? Are you down with the word (that some folks undoubtedly already use)?
I’m down. The word is new to my crown and represents my attempt to unite with you.

Did it work? — Let’s exercise the word.
I’m Qui
down to make it a verb.

 

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Coadunate today. ❤

Monday Morning Goodness

In Communication, Griot, News, Science, Self Improvement on February 10, 2020 at 5:00 am
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It don’t stop.

Good morning o’ goodness that is life. I’m so glad to see ya.
Yesterday’s Sabbath yielded much joy, so I couldn’t wait to meet ya.

Repeat ya from last week and several more Monday’s prior.
I receive your manifest as another opportunity to score

something good.
Let’s begin with “I would

and conclude
with expressing something we strive to do.

“I would” like to win
like the wind in the editing bin.

Aw yeah. It’s professional with me today.
I’m a woman of gamification; I do love to play.

Though when I am in the editing bay,
all I can recall is: per’fect the linear lay.

Premiere Pro congeals the show.
All bells-and-whistles I endeavor to know.

Monday Morning Goodness, you always produce.
Let today be the same as I prepare to come through.

The news? I turned it loose. Satellite news cannot have all of my time.
To vote? I’m ‘gone do it, so what’s with the 24-hour news whine?

I don’t get it. What happened to the news
being a venue to share an array of views?

24-hour news only talks politics.
Please know ‘the folks gone vote –
but your chatter is making them sick.

I would love to keep watching but I cannot continue to relate
with you ‘talking in circles’ around a fate that doesn’t equate.

Let the goodness of the day be infectious and inspire us.
Let the blood of Jesus cover and protect us from that virus.

With that in mind, let us approach the day with clean hands
and the best laid plans
to have a good time, be productive and lend someone else a hand.

We can do it.
I’m pulling for you to smile all through it.

I’m already cheesing. Smiling is that thing that “I would.”
I love life and this Monday because both are all good.

I would like to know what it is that you would like to strive for in this day?
I’m Qui
Whatever it is, see it in your mind, chart a route to the find, then proceed to conquer & slay.

I love you, go get it, and happy

Monday

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

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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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Feeling POWER

In Communication, Griot, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows, Video on February 3, 2020 at 6:43 am

I’ve got a feeling that today is going to be tops!
I also enjoyed Cedric The Entertainer on POWER as Pops.

Well, I didn’t expect to blurt it out like that,
but once I caught up on POWER I was lain flat

as to #WhoShotGhost.
My mind has been worked to and fro

until we came to the end of episode 14
where Jamie’s nightmare seems to be shaping-up as Tariq’s dream.

Did you feel something in the pit of your gut
saying, “My God, do you hate yourself that much?

That’s a question for Tariq and those who agree
that his anger should billow and rage like the sea.

But to what end?
Ghosts DNA resides within.

So will Tariq hate himself too?
If he is the reaper – heartbreak is TRUTH.

At current we don’t know much, but we do know fate —
and it is rising up via the storyline of Congressman Tate.

lahmard-lorenz-tate.jpgI enjoyed seeing Tate work with his biological big bro.
Sandwiched between Lorenz and Lahmard is the way to go,

says the femme viewer with the giving smile.
There’s no sleep on the last leg of the POWER mile.

You know, I hate to see it go.
I kind of wish it was like that FRIENDS show.

Remember how long they went on?
I believe it closed when their grandkids were grown.

Oh, I’m kidding.
But when the getting is good – we keep giving.

Did you feel that Tommy made the right move?
I think he saw the killer before cutting a new groove

in his inherited purple muscle machine.
Ghost left it for Tommy to exit the scene.

Stage right.
Episode 14 was alright.

I’m a girl of numbers; I’m a girl about letters and scenes.
To know me well, I like increments of 5; esp. the number 15.

The last episode of POWER is slated to air on Feb. 9th; next week.
I’m sad to see it end with all of my friends – this series is an emotional beast.

A common and dysfunctional release was emitted at every broadcast.
Still the people connected to it and 6 seasons went fast.

The good news is that each cast member is free now to commit to other projects.
I first knew of Omari Hardwick as Shavoo on a Comedy/Drama set.

Good times. I shant forget:

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There’s power in not being typecast for too long.
Omari H. is easy on the eyes and his diversity is strong.

Make me laugh. Make me cry. Invoke me to feel fresh and sour?
Well that is indeed the science of cinematic power

and STARZ has the gauntlet, but not for much longer,
I’m Qui
Good morning Day 1. I reserve the write to compose stronger.

PS –  I just want to include a shout out to the lead actor on GOD FRIENDED ME.
He played Cedric’s son last night; a friend to crime until it became his enemy.

Attuned

In Communication, Griot, News, Politics, Self Improvement, TV Shows on January 31, 2020 at 1:35 am

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One thing that I am not into is fear.
God is real and I hold His word dear.

So, while the impeachment show dominated all screens –
I kept my mind focused on the one true King.

I did. I really did.
And the view of satellite news hit the bin.

Shame so deep; senators whose faces should be hid.
I will study them not. “A better life,” is my bid.

Honey child/beloved kid: please don’t get caught up
in between the clutches of folks kissing other folks butt’s.

No balls and all nuts. I have been keeping tabs
on the game of “hockey with our democracy” and the constitutional jabs.

Republicans, dear Republicans what do you stand to win
by supporting ‘no support for yourself’ and an admin that isn’t your friend?

Most of its roster ends up behind bars.
That type of cameo paints no one a star.
Oh no, child. Not by far.

Take a deep breath and think about your life.
Are you refreshed or stressed when you open your eyes

in the morning? To be alive is a blessing
please don’t spend it “status-quo” stressing.

Time is non-refundable and no one knows when they will die.
One thing I don’t do is wait; I stay in search of my best life.

I think about you and I and I’m inspired to write.
I turn the television off for more attuned insight.

So how’s it going with you? Are you feeling alright?
I’m finally turning-in
from last nights editing gig –
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I just didn’t want to turn-in before checking in with you
and say: “this week of impeach – I’m happy to bid adieu.”

As for our future and what it may hold —
I encourage us all to be vigilant and vote.

I enjoyed-not the senators show
and I am aware that we can change it with our vote.

So let’s do it; keeping this moment in mind.
Utilize your DVR and often rewind.

Reality was unkind. Please give all concerns to God. He rocks.
A man’s expand is limited to land and will always be in a box

if he intends to harm and/or oppress.
I’m always asking you to pray, now I’m asking you to not stress.

This moment is only a test.
Serious about your spirituality? Then be your best.

Energy is real.
Isolate it or become physically ill.

Consider using this weekend to disconnect and unplug,
surround yourself with good people and give them a hug.

When you kneel to pray, ask God to fill-up your cup
with the fruits of the spirit and a double-dose of love.

Don’t forget to request of God in all of His givin’
that He bless you and I with an abundance of wisdom.

You deserve it. I believe that I do, too.
I’m Qui
Have a fantastic weekend and don’t forget that I love you.

Control the narrative of this story by taking daily notes
and paint a clear picture when next you go to the poll.

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