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Fruits of Our Labor-My Words, My Harvest: A Compilation of Poetry and Prose

70 pages55 minutes


This extraordinary debut collection of poetry and fictional prose, chronicles the realities and disparities of divorce, relationships and mental illness, within communities of color. Each poem and story, are complete in itself; collectively they create a tapestry as intricate, as defined and as colorful as the people they represent. To the many generations of kinfolk unable to identify or acknowledge the mental illnesses faced and were therefore unable to cope; to each and every one of us who are now struggling, fighting to find our voice to all the little ones who were unable to rise, or to speak; did not have a voice... to those whose sounds became inaudible voices... including some of my own... I dedicate these words.

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