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YoTrip Presents: A Poet People Should Know Ramona “Jonesy” Jones


YoTrip Presents: A Poet People Should Know Ramona “Jonesy” Jones  Ramona Jonesy Jones

In honor of the 17th Annual National Poetry Month, I am graciously yielding my blog space to Poets. For the balance of April I will run and post my new monthly feature highlighting some amazing poets, YoTrip Presents: “A Poet People Should Know “

Five Questions For A Poet People Should Know

Who are you as a Poet? Please share something about yourself and your business.

As a poet I am always thinking of new ways I can write and make myself better.  I get a lot of inspiration from my students.  They know I love to write poetry so when they write poetry they are always trying to please me.  It warms my heart to know that they want to know what I think.  They make me a better writer.

What makes you a “Poet People Should Know”?

Not tooting my own horn, but my words are special.  Each word that I write comes from something I have experienced.  Those experiences have made me who I am today.

When did you find out that you had that something special that you wanted to share with the world?

I have always been a writer but I didn’t realize that I wanted to share my words with the world until a few years ago.  My words had always been written in a journal.  I never shared them with anyone because they were my private thoughts.  Those private thoughts turned into poems.  Little by little I started sharing them and a great friend of mine told me that I should really consider writing professionally.  I took my first step steps and submitted and agreed to write for a book my friend was publishing.  It was refreshing and I felt really good about it.  Afterwards I was connected with two authors who were publishing a poetry anthology and I had some of my poems published in there.  Then I was connected with Freedomink Publishing and I found my home.  My first book Life and Love Through My Eyes was published in July 2012.  I am working on my second book Dismissed Inhibitions for release this October.  I am excited because I have the chance again to share my experiences.

Where can people find out more about you and your poetic work? 

People can find out more about me and my work at www.freedomink365.com

My first book Life and Love Through My Eyes is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books-A-Million.  You may also find me on Facebook (Author Ramona “Jonesy” Jones).

How do you make it all happen?

My publisher, Katandra Jackson keeps me on my toes.  I am so appreciative of her guidance and direction.

~~YoTrip

 

April is National Poetry Month

Let’s celebrate the beautiful of creative expression. For more information go to http://www.poets.org
National Poetry Month
Join  for The Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild 6th Annual Writer’s Guild Benefit Dinner on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Get details at   http://www.orwriters.org/. Write your Story… 
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YoTrip Presents: A Poet People Should Know Courtney PHOENIX White


 

A Poet People Should Know

Courtney PHOENIX White Courtney PHOENIX White

In honor of the 17th Annual National Poetry Month, I am graciously yielding my blog space to Poets. For the balance of April I will run and post my new monthly feature highlighting some amazing poets, YoTrip Presents: “A Poet People Should Know “

Five Questions For A Poet People Should Know

Who are you as a Poet? Please share something about yourself and your business.

I AM… intuitively creatively,

Uniquely divinely,

Physically ferocious

I AM…..THICKKKKK

Courageously tangibly,

Binding legally,

Loving me,

Never facetiously,

Yours truly and  literally…. THE… SHIT

I AM…. never the one you love always the one you left

But dear heart I am nobodys second best

I AM….genuinely essentially,

Caressmatically, infatically, certifiably

The infliction of desire and the FIRST… AID… KIT….

I AM…everything possibly and maybe plausibly

Sickingly, amazingly, strikingly, tastefully yummy

Emotionally and Educationally prepared no dummy

I AM…what you need motivationally, never inappropriately, obviously

Curvatiously, sexually, metaphorically, historically, classically, being me generally, non-egotistically

I AM…SO…..PO…ET….TICCCC

I AM…phenomenally, womanly, satisfyingly, intimately,

The one and only, don’t talk to me like I’m five or six lets just go FIVE..OR….SIXXX….

I AM…animalistically, seductively, passionately, erotically, voluptiously, sensually, romantically, work hard ethically, basically

Sincerely,…..MS….. PHOE…NIX……

I am the owner/CEO of Yume Ai Entertainment.  Yume Ai (Dream Love in Japanese) is an all female all African American company offers basic entertainment services to the public such as photography, modeling, makeup, choreography, song writing, and styling.  I am also an information manager for a company we have recently aligned with called Mxology 21 where we construct streamline event planning for social and corporate affairs.  Writing has always been a passion of mine and I have always written and posted for feedback since 2005.  I have been writing ever since I can remember.  My diary was my first friend.  I am definitely a busy woman but the train isn’t stopping any time soon.

What makes you a “Poet People Should Know”?

I am a  the poet/author of over 125 mixed themed published poems. I have been posting since 2005. The Phoenix bird represents rebirth and the ability to rise from ash with new hope. Because of circumstances surrounding my personal life in 2005, the poet “Phoenix” was born. I am known for primarily for Erotica and have even been referred to as the new age “Zane” however my genres have expanded over the years. I strive to be the voice of women who are afraid of expressing themselves not only sexually but assertively. My greatest desire  would be to “give confidence back to women”. I am currently working on her first novel entitled, ‘Anybody’s Somebody’ in which I depict  women who long for love but instead avoids self-worth and life’s trials and tribulations; replacing it with their insatiable appetite for sex. That replacement only increased disappointment and struggle.  My debut title will be released by FreedomInk Publishing, Fall 2013 via Oppidian.

When did you find out that you had that something special that you wanted to share with the world?

I always put others before myself.   It has always been a gift and a curse.   It has gotten me to the lowest point in my life as well as the journey I am sharing with you now.  I started off writing about my own personal issues and wants and needs sexually and emotionally.  I started to encompass a “No Filter” persona and my audience immediately attached themselves to it.  I am at the point where there is not a day that goes by that I am not called an inspiration.  Women relate to me.  Men are attracted to my raunchy slang.

Where can people find out more about you and your poetic work?

Feel free to contact her with any questions or inquiries at Yumeaientertainment@gmail.com. You may also contact Courtney Phoenix White at courtney@freedomink365.com or cw.writeforyou@gmail.com.  www.facebook.com/courtney.p.3 www.twitter.com/msphoenixfire and www.imaginemephoenix.webs.com

How do you make it all happen?

A lot of prayer and asking for guidance led me on this journey.  I work 13 hours a day and write on the weekends and whenever I can.  I’m living the dream of a shy little girl who’s only goal in life was to be somebody beautiful and successful.  

~~YoTrip

April is National Poetry Month

Let’s celebrate the beautiful of creative expression. For more information go to http://www.poets.org
National Poetry Month
Join  for The Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild 6th Annual Writer’s Guild Benefit Dinner on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Get details at   http://www.orwriters.org/. Write your Story… 

YoTrip Chooses to LIVE LIFE 4/16/13


Great day in the morning folks! Decide right now to LIVE your life in the spirit of peace. #GDMF374

Chooses To LIVE LIFE

In the mist of all this darkness, disaster, and doom
I choose to LIVE and get beyond the gloom
It is so easy to soak it up and be consumed with it all
Now is the time to LIVE and not fold and fall
We must now take an action and that is to LIVE
Make it your business to go on and give
Never will we get this time to LIVE over again
So just choose life and go right on and win
We can make a thousand excuses and stay stuck in place
Or we can move now and start running the LIFE race
So LIVE life for the ones who gave LIFE without a reason
Take if from me now is the LIVE LIFE season.
Yo Trip ~~4/16/13

Life to Live

Today we pause, we plead, we praise and we pray that God will keep a covering over the people who were affected by the tragic events at the Boston Marathon

April is National Poetry Month

Let’s celebrate the beautiful of creative expression. For more information go to http://www.poets.org
National Poetry Month

The YES! Network Social Event on April 20, 2013
11:30-1:30 pm at O’Charley’s Restaurant
 Keynote Speakers, Deborah and Hasheem Francis, Co-Founders of “Built to Prosper Companies” 
 The topic, “Unleash Your Potential & Experience Ultimate SUCCESS.” 
 Deborah and Hasheem are accomplished authors, sought-after speakers, and successful business moguls with the     ability to develop, train, and lead professionals and corporate leaders into successful business development.

ENTRY FEE: $10.00 and $5.00 for YES! Members (Pay CA$H at the Door)

YES! Social Network AGENDA:

11:30 -12:00 – Meet, Greet, & 30-Sec Business Pitch (order lunch optional)
12:00 – 12:45 – “Unleash Your Potential & Experience Ultimate SUCCESS”
12:45 – 1:00 – Q&A
1:00 – 1:30 – Community Events & Announcements

O’ Charley’s Restaurant
8081 Turkey Lake Road
Suite 700
Orlando, FL 32819
407-354-0010

Join The YES! Network for an afternoon of professional learning, networking, and dining.

Create a FREE YES! Profile http://YoungEntrepreneursSociety.ning.com

Watch YES! Network Events & Featured Members Online!http://www.myvideowebshow.com/show/theyesnetwork

Do you want to be inspired and learn how to live triumphantly? Listen to The Dr. Loretta Faith Harris Radio Show on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s from 6:30 pm-7:00 pm EST, join us http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lorettafaithharris
Write your Story. Join the Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild. http://www.orwriters.org/ Purchase a copy of the collaborative book an “Anthology”
“You Say 2013, I Say 20NeXt!
Make the Moments Matter”
Yolanda Clay Triplett
“YoTrip”
~Words and Thoughts Artist~
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results of a love affair between
pen and paper, words”
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Tuesday Thoughts by YoTrip for April 12,2011-Ode to William Henry Clay, Sr. (Vol.2, Iss.2)


Forever in my heart, mind, soul and spirit. Daddy I love and miss you today and always. Happy Birthday

YoTrip-Words and Thoughts

My Daddy

Tuesday Thoughts were a bit scattered today

It seems so many things were coming my way

As much as I tried to focus, thoughts would not stay

Each time I felt I had captured it  did quickly decay

I know what really has me all caught up in disarray

You are running rampant in my mind keeping my thoughts at bay

I think back on the memories of you and smile at the sky in heaven where you lay

Happy birthday  Daddy William Henry Clay

Daddy you were and therefore I am, thanks for life, for love, and  for a wonderful legacy!

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Mount Pleasant MBC Spring Fashion Show “Woman At The Well”


 

Join The Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry for the

 

 Woman at the Well” Spring Fashion Show

 

Saturday, April 6, 2013

 

11:30 am- 1:00 pm

 

The Pleasant Place

 

4077 Prince Hall Blvd

 

Orlando,   FL 32811

 

Come and enjoy a wonderful time of fellowship and experience the story in John 4:4-42 of the “Woman at the Well” as she encounters Jesus Christ.

 

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