Tag Archives: inspiration

family

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for my siblings❤️.
#paperheartbyboomiebol will be available on Amazon 10/27/20. please watch this space for more updates. thank you

family

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for my siblings❤️.
#paperheartbyboomiebol will be available on Amazon 10/27/20. please watch this space for more updates. thank you

family

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for my siblings❤️.
#paperheartbyboomiebol will be available on Amazon 10/27/20. please watch this space for more updates. thank you

family

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for my siblings❤️.
#paperheartbyboomiebol will be available on Amazon 10/27/20. please watch this space for more updates. thank you

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a reading of this would be fantastic. follow @boomiebol for more daily poems and posts about my upcoming debut poetry collection “paper heart” coming to Amazon on 10/27/2020. use #paperheartbyboomiebol to share your copies with me ❤️

worship twice on Sundays

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follow @boomiebol on IG, Twitter, FB for more daily poems and posts about my upcoming debut poetry collection “paper heart” coming 10/27/2020.
Have a great week❤️

prayer (haiku)

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#blacklivesmatter

prayer (haiku)

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#blacklivesmatter

paper heart release date

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after years of thinking… wishing… wanting… praying… hoping… crying… stopping… starting over and again… I am pleased to share these slides with you all.
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the journey of a thousand miles they say begin with a step. one day at a time. And all the hardships along the way all add to the sweet victory of the 1000th step.
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I hope you would support me by purchasing and recommending #paperheartbyboomiebol for yourself and loved ones. leave reviews and tag me once you get your copies.
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cover release coming soon. I can’t wait for you to see it. And many more as we build up to release date.
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it takes a village to birth a dream and I would like to appreciate mine. God being the ultimate head. an ever present help.
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I could not for a second have done this without my dear friend KFP. I want to tag him but I need his permission. Thank you so much Ken. I owe you more than I will ever be able to pay you then I owe you more. Thank you for believing in a girl you never met but saw great potential in. What a good human you are.
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my wonderful hubs. my baby boo and baby girl. my siblings. nephews and nieces. the best friends this needy girl could ask for. you are about a hand full but the best few of humans in my life.
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You reading this. THANK YOU SO MUCH for coming time and again to read my words.
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let’s move Amazon on 10/27/2020 on behalf of paper heart. #paperheartbyboomiebol please 💕💕
wrote this the night before I got the devastating call about my dad’s passing…
pg 116 of paper heart
10/27/2020 release date on Amazon… more sites to be added
I wrote a book 💃🏾

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there are dreams to dream and fulfill as long as we have breath in our lungs… And hope in our hearts.
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continuing on with some behind the words on the journey to #paperheartbyboomiebol.
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it felt like I had passed the age of venturing into the world of publishing… I had lost many years to trying… giving up… not trying… not believing… not knowing how…
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but today I received a note from a few friends about their excitement for my book as it’s been long overdue… I agreed but acknowledged God’s timing.
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my blog started in 2012… and I had no clue you could even make money off blogs… I thought poetry had to make your head hurt… I was afraid to call myself a poet… I still hesitate because I think of the likes of Professor Wole Soyinka. Alfred Lord Tennyson. Langston Hughes. Ms Nikki Giovanni. I couldn’t compare… and I shouldn’t try to. I thought poetry should have words like “thou” and “whence”… for me poetry was “Abiku” by JP Clark. “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe.
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I didn’t write like that… I couldn’t… I felt like a fraud most times… but the folks cheering me on my blog couldn’t all be lying… and where were the words coming from everyday?
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still I continued pouring my heart onto paper… I wrote manuscripts… submitted to journals… my poem “poverty” was accepted by an online literary journal… validation.
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people kept asking for a book… encouraging me… but I felt like I needed a publisher to reach out to me… I needed the validation of those I thought “mattered”
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I was walking out of my local library in 2018 when my eye caught a book by the exit… I’d never heard of the book or author… I opened it and was enthralled…
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I went home with the book… and straight to google… based on my findings I opened an IG account and decided to share my poems on there… I realized there were people who wrote poems like me… people who defied the “standards” if you would… and wrote poetry their way… and there was an audience for them…
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follow @boomiebol for more daily poems and updates about my upcoming debut poetry collection “paper heart” coming soon.