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Book details
  • Genre:POETRY
  • SubGenre:American / African American
  • Language:English
  • Pages:90
  • eBook ISBN:9781098396732

POEARTISTRY

by Rage Sinclaire

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Overview
Rhythmically and Visually Poignant POEARTISTRY is the poetic rhymes of Rage Sinclaire and the artistry of Andre Rasin in a collection of poetry that is beautiful aesthetically as well as the delivery of wonderful prose. These two gentlemen have created a book that uses pictures to demonstrate the strength of the poems encompassed in this compilation. The poetry covers social and personal issues and the book contains over 35 poems and artistic representations of each poem. It seizes the reader with beautiful artwork and fortifies the strength, honesty and depth of the poetry presented. "Sister Sister" acknowledges the beauty and strength of an African-American woman who has had to deal with the ills of living but she is still worth being exalted. "Mother Who" is a declaration of the one who gives us life. "Endless Possibilities" spoke to my heart through its verses of hope. Libation", speaks of drinking for celebration as one loses their inhibitions while holding on to dreams. "Home Again" tells the story of living in the inner city and losing your parents to the issues of the times only to end up in foster care but surviving and never forgetting where you come from. The poetry and artistry are wonderful within the pages of this collection. Eclectic in its presentation, POEARTISTRY combines the literary world with the art world for a superb book of rhythmic prose. Each poem is different in rhythm and rhyme but they all have a steady beat, which is amplified when reading them. The poems resonate heartfelt messages, which will stay with a reader long after they finish the collection. Lovers of art and lovers of poetry will definitely embrace this compilation.
Description
Rhythmically and Visually Poignant POEARTISTRY is the poetic rhymes of Rage Sinclaire and the artistry of Andre Rasin in a collection of poetry that is beautiful aesthetically as well as the delivery of wonderful prose. These two gentlemen have created a book that uses pictures to demonstrate the strength of the poems encompassed in this compilation. The poetry covers social and personal issues and the book contains over 35 poems and artistic representations of each poem. It seizes the reader with beautiful artwork and fortifies the strength, honesty and depth of the poetry presented. "Sister Sister" acknowledges the beauty and strength of an African-American woman who has had to deal with the ills of living but she is still worth being exalted. "Mother Who" is a declaration of the one who gives us life. "Endless Possibilities" spoke to my heart through its verses of hope. Libation", speaks of drinking for celebration as one loses their inhibitions while holding on to dreams. "Home Again" tells the story of living in the inner city and losing your parents to the issues of the times only to end up in foster care but surviving and never forgetting where you come from. The poetry and artistry are wonderful within the pages of this collection. Eclectic in its presentation, POEARTISTRY combines the literary world with the art world for a superb book of rhythmic prose. Each poem is different in rhythm and rhyme but they all have a steady beat, which is amplified when reading them. The poems resonate heartfelt messages, which will stay with a reader long after they finish the collection. Lovers of art and lovers of poetry will definitely embrace this compilation.
About the author
Gregory Singer, LMSW, SBL, SDL - AKA- (Rage Sinclaire) is a graduate of Adelphi University (BA in Psychology) SUNY at Stony Brook (master's in social welfare) and Long Island University – CW POST (Two Advance Degrees in Educational Leadership) respectively. Although currently an Educational Administrator and a practicing social worker. Mr. Singer has worked on behalf of those in need throughout the state since 1990. He's taught at both Hofstra University within its NOAH program since 2004 and within Adelphi University's Center for African, Black, and Caribbean Studies since 2009. Also, at Brooklyn's - Susan S. McKinney -J.H.S. 265 (96-2000) and at Westbury Middle School in Westbury NY. (2001-2007). He has been a consultant for many organizations such as The Educational Assistance Corporation in Hempstead NY and the Child Care Counsel of Nassau in Franklin Square NY and Nassau and Suffolk BOCES –Artist in Education Programs. Mr. Singer has received numerous awards and citations for his work and endeavors on behalf of others. Most recently the Ruth Negron- Gains Social Worker Excellence Award on April 8th 2017at the Brentwood Country Club and award Adelphi University's - Center for African Black and Caribbean Studies Program - Distinguished Alumnus Award May 11, 2018, and Long Island Business News - DIVERSITY IN BUSINESS AWARD 2019 respectively. As Rage Sinclaire- Co-Creator of Poeartistry. he has attempted to address the institutional issues that affect our various communities through the creative arts. Born out of need and nurtured through a desire for change. Poeartistry combines Poetry, Graphic Arts, Original Music, Technology, Drama and Dance to create something more. Poeartistry has been Featured at Adelphi University, Empire State College (Manhattan Campus), Hofstra University, Bay Shore- Brightwaters Public Library, Suffolk County Community College, National Black Theater Festival 2008, National Association Of Black Social Workers - South West Regional Conference.2008, Poeartistry was an Artist at the 20th anniversary of the National Black Theater Festival 09 in Winston Salem NC , National Association of Black Social Workers – Southwest Regional Conference in St. Louis, MO Fall 09, Adelphi University New Performing Arts Center Spring 2010, Bay Shore School District - Ethnic Pen Conference 2011 & 2012 and the Wyandanch Public Library Summer Young Writers Workshop Series, 2011 and 2012 as well as the SUNY - Brook Port "3rd Annual Men of Color Summit" Fall 2011., 16th Annual Conference on Gang and Violence Prevention : Moving Forward, February 2014 @ Hofstra University , The National Alternative Education Associations: National Conference March 12-14 2014 and as the keynote speaker at the Islamic Center of Long Island 14th Annual Black History Month February 2017 & Nassau County Department of Social Services First Annual Black History Month Celebration 2018 . Lastly his Belief in service has led to his involvement with numerous organizations. He is the current President of the Board of A1 - Universal Care Inc. of Westbury NY, Vice President of the Board of the Bay Shore Schools Arts & Education Fund, and Board member of H.E.L.P. Services of Freeport NY respectively. Finally, Mr. Sinclaire is the author of five books under the Poeartistry and Poeartistry Children's Imprint: Poeartistry with illustrator Andre Rasin POEARTISTRY: Empathy with Illustrator Bam Supremereign. Stinky Poo – Who are you? La Matchinista and The Cool of High Waist Slim.
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