My friend Tony Moore has been inspiring me with his independent music for years now. Tony has a way of writing songs that cut through all of the garbage of life, to distill the most PHENOMENAL messages woven into his pieces. I’ve always classified myself as EXTREMELY fortunate to receive these incredible recordings even beforeContinue reading “It’s time for a little Let Your Heart Begin To Sing By Tony Moore”
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Meet our newest scribe, Luke Young
For those of you who are regulars on CCIQ Press; you may have noticed a revamping of the Meet the Team page. Every single writer, artist, photographer as part of my collective have been handpicked by me; that being said yesterday offered with it — all sorts of magic. I reached out to Luke YoungContinue reading “Meet our newest scribe, Luke Young”
Waiting in Phnom Penh By Luke Young
On March 1st of 2022, Laughing Ronin Press is releasing a collection of my poetry titled Waiting in Phnom Penh. Many of the poems in that collection are about the unique ways life hits you, sometimes with brutal and unpleasant force and at other times with joyous surprise or at least chaotic fascination. Hindsight canContinue reading “Waiting in Phnom Penh By Luke Young”
Help Save OBJX Studio!
Lakeisha Jones How you can help. For those of you who don’t know, OBJX has quickly become a second home to myself, my children, and many creatives within the GTA and beyond. It’s a place where our community can come together and feel safe, create, share, grow, learn and so much more. With this pandemic,Continue reading “Help Save OBJX Studio!”
Take Back The Night
Sexual violence against women has been fostering an environment that induces anxiety, fear, in addition to bravery and advocacy. This evening DRCC will be hosting a Take Back The Night event to promote the very profound impact of sexual violence as it pertains to women. I will be reading three of my poems from myContinue reading “Take Back The Night”
DC Book Store Service
When I attended Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, (soon to be renamed) and Centennial College my experience with book purchases were completely different than my current one. In both locations I would walk through endless towers of stacks; I remember the aroma of all the next text books — they smelt like literal heaven. I definately haveContinue reading “DC Book Store Service”
Black, White, Yellow or Cerulean?
I wrote this piece about Adrian Piper back in 2014; it makes me tremendously angry to see what is happening to the BIPOC community. The subject of racial inequality and inequity is one that still rages in flames in our contemporary world…. Really wish I could have known for certain what Adrian was thinking whenContinue reading “Black, White, Yellow or Cerulean?”
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIGI!
It has been a long time since I’ve had a best friend, without a shadow of a doubt that is Author & kick ass 999 Responder Georgia Melaris. Gigi is one of the kindest, most hardworking women I have ever met. There are days when she comes home from a 12 hour shift at crazyContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIGI!”
“doubt” as an entity is GNAB! (BANG out of order!)
I’ve been afforded the opportunity to have a plethora of conversations with women lately; with regards to a current crisis of self-confidence. Why is it the most exceptionally kind individuals always feel a low level of esteem? This past year I learned that I am relentless, and as many times as I have wanted toContinue reading ““doubt” as an entity is GNAB! (BANG out of order!)”