Category Archives: Poetry

[MEDIA RELEASE] Heal Me With Words™ Photo Exhibit during National Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month 2013


Ressurrection Graves wrote a memoir and released it in honor of National Child Abuse Month April 2011. After penning Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey To Love, her mother reading it called Ressurrection in astonishment. There conversation lead to … Continue reading

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The Ecstasy of Writing


In my day dreams I am writing, captivated by the texture of letters which swoon me like feathers caressing the skin of your beloved. The word- it, covers me; my writing. bodied like an ocean’s presence, its beauty-rhythmically drowned in … Continue reading

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Make Love Again: A Poem


Make Love Again He kissed me and love returned. Quenching my thirst with his face, our lips connected. We met again for the first kiss. Our eyes closed and we felt the softness of each other’s heart. Desperately wanting to … Continue reading

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Somebody Say WORD – Open Mic Night


Somebody Say Word is an expression that ended one of my poems many years ago. It kinda stuck, and today I use it as the name of my open mic. There is a new location for 2013! We hope that … Continue reading

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Post 2012 Election: “Grateful” – A Peaceful Poem Against Racism


GRATEFUL by Alicea Davis This message is for all of the whites. Who’s always had the desire to love and unite. You were the ones who had our backs and did not prejudge us because we were black. You are … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of A Leader: A Leadership Poem


The Characteristics of A Leader Leaders are readers they take history and recreate it, they get lost in powerful stories and become one. Leaders never dwell on their title because they possess their position so well that others make up … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom: A Poem About Life And Death


This poem was written years ago when I was asked by a friend of the family to write a piece that would be befitting of a funeral homegoing. I sat down after a few days and the following poem spilled … Continue reading

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A Love Poem: Unpack


UnPack Unpack so that our journey may begin. You have arrived at your destination. Life has started over it seems, please…unpack. Let your heart out, wear it on your sleeves for me. Allow me to see so far into you … Continue reading

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Losing Us: A Dedicated Poem


Earlier this month my nephew died at age 24. I still haven’t written about that experience, as it is challenging to process given my staggered family relationships. Being at the funeral and re-pass were just as traumatizing as my loss. … Continue reading

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Obscurity On The Thirteenth Floor: A Poem About Child Sexual Abuse


The part of this poem that gave me flash backs was, “Won’t someone come looking for me?” I remember wondering why no one fought for me. I wondered why things around me were permitted, why my innocence were not protected. … Continue reading

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Sex Trafficking From The 13th Floor


Victoria Pendragon’s story will be shared tomorrow. I thought that this was a powerful illustration. A woman who shared her story of abuse by her father. She was able to overcome being forced into sex trafficking by him. SUBSCRIBE ——> … Continue reading

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Poetry Performances: Rape And Out Of Bondage


An explanation of the RAPE piece is below in the Out of Bondage Video. Please Enjoy and Share! Ressurrection is the author of Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey to Love  You can subscribe to her blog at: http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com Continue reading

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Soaked in Open: A CSA Poem


I woke up last week, wanting to write a poem in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is also National Poetry Month. Here it is. Un-Elevated; paralyzed by snares Hallucinating aloneness; empty by capacity- in fact we’re fashionably hidden, … Continue reading

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Brainstorm: A Poem about Rape


I remember writing this poem. I read a poem, written by a popular young female poet out of New York, at the time. She had written in a state of rage, about her experience being raped. Instead of the poem … Continue reading

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The Gospel In Four Minutes


I needed this today. I appreciate this Christian perspective about G.O.D. I first saw this in a church service and it is one of the best spoken word deliveries that I have ever heard. Please enjoy, and by all means, … Continue reading

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I Will Wait for You: One Woman’s Decision to Date for Marriage


There is a blog coming about singleness, dating for purpose, engagement and marriage. Have you wondered what the process is? Enjoy this video and please make sure you subscribe to: www.ressurrection.wordpress.com so that you do not miss this important piece. P.S. I … Continue reading

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When I Became A Man


This poem, from a male perspective is absolutely fantastic. This is a video, worth rushing to your computer, preparing to pause for hand claps, and quieting any noise around you. Enjoy! “I became allergic to showing any form of compassion.” … Continue reading

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An Ode to Pimped Poetry: My Not-So Love Poem


An Ode to Pimped Poetry My Not-So Love Poem I don’t want to write this poem. I do NOT want to write this free verse poem about love. I could be the master of tantalizing your ear drums with soft … Continue reading

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It’s so Amazing to be Loved


This song is dedicated to my sweetheart. This love is amazing and I love you more each and every day. This is the song that kept coming to me as we first began dating and it is indeed so amazing … Continue reading

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