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April is National Poetry Month and we’ll kick it off tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”

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April 1, 2015 by The ReadyWriter


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Poetry is a gift for some, with an expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm. Poems are collectively a genre of literature, versification and metrical composition, it can be a spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.

PoetryAt the most basic level, poetry is an experience produced by two elements of language: “sense” and “sound.” It is to evoke meaning in addition to thought and/or experience.

When I released my analog of poetry last August, it was a collection of  thought provoking experience throughout years.

Join me tonight me tonight at 6:30 pm on “Conversations Of A Sistah” via blogtalkradio.com as I kick off National Poetry month with a discussion of poetry and how it evokes thought and meaning. I will share some of my favorite poetry from my book “These Things” The Diary Of A Poet!

All “Conversation links” in this post will access tonight’s show.

 

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92 thoughts on “April is National Poetry Month and we’ll kick it off tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”

  1. Zenna says:

    Check out Trace in the IG photo with her book 😆 Oh shucks now. Haven’t gotten the book and I need too.

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  2. Bobby says:

    Love The IG pic of Tracy in the corner 😛 my gurl…tuning into the show. wondering why she don’t encourage a call-in???

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    • Felicia says:

      wondering why she don’t encourage a call-in???
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      Cuss most people won’t call in, so why advertise it?

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      • Henrietta says:

        wondering why she don’t encourage a call-in???
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        You can call into the show. Her assistant sent the call-in number out through the FB invite.

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      • Bobby says:

        Henrietta, do U know the call-in number for the show?

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      • Adam says:

        Henrietta, do U know the call-in number for the show?
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        when u click the link for the show, the phone number for the show appears.

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      • Yvonne says:

        Host Tracy L. Bell will kick off National Poetry Month with a discussion of her recently released Poetry book, “These Things” The Diary Of A Poet !

        Don’t miss this inspiring segment as she will share some of her favorite pieces from the book.

        If you have some to share, she will be taking your calls on the air at 1-917-889-7872.

        The “LINK” in the “WHERE” section of this EVENT INVITE will access the show!!

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      • Omar says:

        If you have some to share, she will be taking your calls on the air at 1-917-889-7872.
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        I should call in and read….Bitch better have my money 😆

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      • RandomChick says:

        Thanks Yvonne.
        I would be too scared to call in and read a poetry piece. I’m chicken like that 😛

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  3. Felicia says:

    Good Wednesday afternoon Can’t wait till 2night’s show peoples!!!!!!!!!

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  4. bballen says:

    Is Tracy holding the book or what? I need to see a FULL shot of that picture.

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  5. Henrietta says:

    I wanna hear some of the poetry from the book. I can admit I haven’t purchased the book yet but I’m going too.

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  6. Adam says:

    Tuning in. I missed last weeks, don’t wanna miss this weeks too.

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  7. alscream says:

    I ain’t wit IG and FB and all these other social media accounts but I like that pic Trace posted in her IG square up top….she got some nice lips. 🙂 bone structure in her face is on point. let me stop.

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  8. Browngirl says:

    I remember when Trace talked about her book around same time last year. Here we are a year later and the book is here. 😛 Go Tra…..and yes I have yet to my copy of this book.

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  9. Cameo1 says:

    We the people. Bottom line. Either you for Trace or you ain’t…so all the bullshitters please stand down!

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  10. Lexy says:

    Hey Ms. Bell, Yup I got ya book and LOVE, LOVE LOVE it!!!! And tuning in tonight to hear what you read…Please read “COLLEGE GIRL” I really like that one of many. 😛

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  11. QTip says:

    “Dirty Stick” is my favorite 🙂 LOL!!!!!!

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  12. Mrs. Hawthorne says:

    I like because Tracy is giving us a little bit more of herself (case n point that IG pic up top) Tunin in tonight to hear some of the best! Let me see which one do I want Tracy to read? Which one do I want to hear on the air?

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  13. Daisy says:

    Tracy please read “The Mistreatment Of Me” love that one. Tuning in tonight. See y’all on the air!!!

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    • Ashanti says:

      Tracy please read “The Mistreatment Of Me” love that one.
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      I do too 😛

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      • 2thick4you says:

        “The Mistreatment Of Me”
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        “You look in the mirror and don’t like what you see, so you vow to yourself, I gotta change me”
        “He stole ya self-estem, some man blew ya mind and now you want a body purely defined”

        Lawd that poem is DEEP!!!! True for some sistahs but DEEP!!!

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      • Sane says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?

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      • Ashanti says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
        *****
        Yea well, ya HEARD WRONG!!!

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      • Pointmen says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
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        Nah but she tells a BLUNT TRUTH

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      • gia says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
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        Don’t LIE! Even in “Conversations Of A Sistah” she’s pretty sure of her target.

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      • CorporateBitch says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
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        LIAR!

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      • Starr says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
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        It’s just plain IGNANT to start talking shit that ain’t true.

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      • Zion says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
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        whoever made this comment don’t have the book. because you can only talk what you know. there are so many poems in this book that uplift men but also call out the ones living foul like her poem “dirty stick” get the book and stop assuming please!!!

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      • Joanne says:

        I heard she trashes men in this book?
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        whoever made this comment don’t have the book. because you can only talk what you know. there are so many poems in this book that uplift men but also call out the ones living foul like her poem “dirty stick” get the book and stop assuming please!!!
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        Thank you!!!

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      • Applebottom says:

        “The Mistreatment Of Me”
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        CoSign!!!

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      • Nicole says:

        “The Mistreatment Of Me”
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        OOH I LIKE that 1 too.

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  14. Kayla says:

    Excited about tonight’s show. Tracy is pretty lyrical so this is going to be interesting.

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  15. Yvonne says:

    Tune in or miss out!

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  16. 2thick4you says:

    Tracy please read “the mistreatment of me” love that one. This is my earnest request. please and thank you.

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  17. gia says:

    I’m tuning in and can’t wait to hear this show. I usually comment afterwards too.

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  18. CorporateBitch says:

    Tuning in. See y’all back here at 6:30 ish

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  19. Pinky says:

    Looking forward to the show. I’ve missed it for a week or 2. Have to play catch up. Tuning in tonight.

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  20. Ionna says:

    April is National Poetry Month. But only a Poet would actually know this 🙂
    So will his be a book discussion or what?

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    • HarlemGirl says:

      So will his be a book discussion or what?
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      Can’t discuss the book if everybody don’t have the book.

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  21. Omar says:

    Check out Trace uptop. Ah shit now!!!!!!!!

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  22. Yes says:

    6:30 PM. I’m there.

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  23. Joanne says:

    Awesome work by Ms. Bell tuning in to the show.

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  24. Floridagirl says:

    Tracy’s book is an awesome collection of poetry. If you don’t have the book, GET IT you won’t be disappointed….You’ll laugh :lol:, cry 😥 and have your mind blown all at once.

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  25. Yasha says:

    Tracy I love “Daddy wasn’t there” 😥 had me balling when I 1st read it.

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  26. Lisa says:

    Great book Tracy.
    I would like to hear you read “The single one” my sister and I love that one 😛

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  27. Donte says:

    Tuning in. Can’t wait to hear this.

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  28. Applebottom says:

    Rushed in had to make sure I could get access to the show. 🙂 before 6:30 start woohoo!!

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  29. Nicole says:

    Today I cried 😥 that one is da TRUTH!!! Y’all better ask somebody.

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  30. BillyBoy says:

    show was off the fucking hook! trace I gotta get ya book. no excuses.

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  31. Pookie~Nem says:

    Tracy AWESOME SHOW!!!!!!!!!
    I loved your readings tonight on the air!!!
    You were just breath taking.

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  32. Miss Ang says:

    which one a y’all called into the show? That poem was off of the hook. that girl was good. her poem was long. but it was good.

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  33. Acquitta says:

    Tonight’s show was very poignant. That Poetry that the one caller read was beautiful. extremely touching and artistic! I sincerely like how Trace did the show tonight. Very good show.

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  34. Lisa says:

    Thanks for the shout out Ms. Bell 😛 when you read my favorite poem out the book, “the single one” you rock!!!!!!

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