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At 7:42pm on November 28, 2010, Melinda Maxwell-Gibb gave Lesley-Ann Brown a gift
At 12:25am on September 26, 2008, Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague said…
This is the sacred song of Ata bey the Cosmic matriarch Earth mother and water mother

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Song of Yoka Hu the celestial father spirit, the spirit of Life and Energy, the spirit of the Sun and the soul of the yuca plant

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Song dedicated to the spirits of the four directions South, West, North and East

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Song dedicated to the fact that the menstrual cycle that manifests in the body of human women is reflected in the monthly lunar cycle of the Cosmic Mother

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At 9:06pm on September 24, 2008, raiseculture said…

rooster clan visiting from next door (Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera, BAHAMAS)

yes1, ...we've met b4 & i think it was in philly, maybe from pam africa. wonderful 2 c u here! holla@ me.

raiseculture
At 6:58am on August 14, 2008, SunBow said…
I watched the video you added and very interesting indeed I rearly get to speak much with people like your self so I would like to add you as a friend lesley-ann

take care & be cool drew
At 7:33pm on August 2, 2008, oronde ash said…
i will look for the publishing book when i get some money... i'm starving right now... brutal truth.
At 6:57pm on August 1, 2008, Caracoli said…
Please tell us of your experiences with the drink "Maubi"
on the environmental round table. we love to hear your comments
At 12:12am on July 31, 2008, Maximilian Forte said…
Where are you my friend? I am still hoping to get news of your trip, and to talk over some plans we had with Guanaguanare, slow to evolve of course, like the best things.
At 12:31pm on July 30, 2008, Caracoli said…
Thanks for clarifying, great video
At 7:05pm on May 18, 2008, Melinda Maxwell-Gibb said…
Hi lesley-ann. I've survived my PhD comprehensive exams and am ready to once again join the land of the shadow walkers. let's talk poetry. wa do. melinda
At 8:12am on May 18, 2008, oronde ash said…
got skype.
At 9:35am on May 13, 2008, oronde ash said…
are you an instant message person? i wasn't, but in this case it may be helpful. i'm"oronde ash" on msn messenger. at least i think that's how it works. what's your IM i-d? i can access other online IM services as well if you use aol or whatever.
At 9:07am on May 13, 2008, oronde ash said…
i'm gonna send <---- that poem to my mother. well said... you ever get the bk to do reading, promote your work? who is the biggest name in carib lit today? i tell my mom i'm publishing my memoir this summer and she want me to change the names. i tell her i can't do that. she says how long is my book? 200+ pgs. make it shorter, she says. i agree there. she's a reader. i ask her if it will sell. she says the "nasty"--urban lit crap-- books are all she sees people reading. i need to find out where OUR lit audience is in bk? if there is no comm. you and i need to create a new Caribbbean Renaissance.
At 8:57am on May 13, 2008, oronde ash said…
been prepping for last weekend's black male development symposium at arcadia university outside philly, pa. much to see and learn. when guiding my own course of study, the path can become so vibrant. like this morning watching amy tan at the TED conference talk about creativity made me recall the serendipity that befalls the purposed sojourner guided by truth. the universe brings all that's needed in spades. so MAXIMILLIAN, i can see why leslie and i did meet here and not in b'klyn... we are supposed to meet here, thanks to you.
At 12:05pm on May 10, 2008, Maximilian Forte said…
Forgive me for interjecting, and maybe for assuming too much, I am just amazed at the coincidences between you and Oronde, twin experiences, West Indian backgrounds, in Brooklyn, writers and thinkers, music and videos, very creative people for whom words are vehicles and not obstructionist challenges the way they are for me. Honestly, I wish I could just adopt grunting, I sometimes feel choked by words. Very best wishes to both of you, I love your works.
At 9:16am on May 8, 2008, Lesley-Ann Brown said…
you wrote, "i know i can write. i'm ready to publish and market myself, build an audience the big boys wont ignore. i'm ready for that grind, but..."--look: You just got to do what you are doing. Point blank. It's going to be frustrating sometimes, but then you got to ask yourself why you are doing it. If the answer remains satisfactory, then hey--if not, then you are in the wrong business.
I'm in the same boat as you brother, so if we can help each other out, then cool. I know the reason why I do what I do is because I must. I'm working full time in a field that has nothing to do with my identity as a writer--you dig?
At 7:49am on May 8, 2008, oronde ash said…
post, post, post. yes, by all means. post my videos on your blog, tell your friends, put them on their blogs. like jazz singers, i'll come to europe to get appreciated. if you know someone if n.y. publishing, tell them you're found the next baldwin. i'm fed up with query letters begging to get noticed. i know i can write. i'm ready to publish and market myself, build an audience the big boys wont ignore. i'm ready for that grind, but... i need my vids to go viral among the conscious communities online. the book, what i know, what i can do has value. identity and empowerment issues wont go away. they cross political boundaries, estates, race. but if no one is listening, why am i here?
At 6:58pm on May 7, 2008, oronde ash said…
first day. hello to you. would love to talk to you about writing/publishing. come by my page when you have time and listen to the words i'm saying. do i have "something"?
At 3:59am on May 2, 2008, Maximilian Forte said…
Thanks very much Lesley-Ann. I hope to make it--the problem is almost entirely one of backlogged work and obligations, so if I sense that once again I will not be able to get things done in time, I might have to postpone the trip. I was to go to Jamaica as well in early July and I am considering skipping that. I will let you know as we get closer.
At 8:22pm on April 29, 2008, Maximilian Forte said…
Lesley-Ann, where are you? Have you gone on sabbatical? It's been a few weeks since I was last in touch with you, I hope everything is alright on your end.
At 4:16pm on April 7, 2008, Rosanna said…
Hi Lesley-Ann,

It's a pleasure to meet you. I am sure that one day you will get time for your self. I must feel so amazing to be a writer and have published your own stories. I hope to read some of your stuff including your latest book.

Take care.
Rosanna

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