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Author Archives: purposespoken


#MyPersonalBlackHistory is a hashtag I created to celebrate parts of black history that may not always be mentioned. With this hashtag I have posted thoughts, revelations, poetry, local history, living … Continue reading

February 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Response poems – sometimes they’re necessary

So I wrote a response poem, I won’t even say it was a good poem but rather a knee jerk response. It was something I needed, a bit of therapy … Continue reading

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Send Purpose – Women of the World Poetry Slam – Dallas TX 2018

  What is Women of the World Poetry Slam  The Women of the World Poetry Slam (WOWps) is a four day poetry festival, in which 96 of the best female-identified poets in … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Editing to Heal – Take Care

Helllllllloooooo!!!!! I read a really dope article about proper punctuation in poetry which inspired this post. Here is the link if anyone has ever read my poetry they know punctuation … Continue reading

December 24, 2017 · Leave a comment


Hello, Allow me to introduce myself. I am Sheri Purpose Hall A.K.A. Arsyn (that’s my pseudonym), A.K.A. Shaolin Ninja Da Illafiga (my Wu Tang generator name which I take very … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

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