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Lyrics : Life, Love and Lamentations

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A poetry anthology on life, love and lamentations; containing 17 original poems and 2 prose musings. Covering issues of grief, loss, human traffiking, violence against women, falling deeply in and woefully out of love, and life as it unfoldsshow more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.87mm | 254.01g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1508548293
  • 9781508548294

About Piper Monique Dellums

Piper Dellums was the Senior Vice President of EGTVN Television network, and producer of 8 original content shows. She is CEO/founder of Essential Artist Group Talent Agency. Piper Dellums is a powerful inspirational speaker with 14 years of experience; speaking at social and political activists' conferences and events, women's prisons, women's rights and empowerment conferences, myriad synagogues, churches, schools, and human rights forums all over the world. She was the keynote speaker at Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday celebration, Nelson Mandela's LA vigil, International Day of Peace Celebration of Vietnam Vet and Peace Activist, Ron Kovic for the MYHERO FOUNDATION, United Nations USA San Diego Annual Conference, and was chosen to be one of the United Nations USA Delegates at the CSW58. In addition she is the keynote for the Institute of Violence, Abuse & Trauma. An educator for almost 20 years in dramatic and creative writing arts; she opened Amandla exhibit to benefit the Nelson Mandela Children's Foundation; built homes in South Africa; and joined a delegation to build hospitals, administer medical and missionary needs after the bombing of the American Embassy in Kenya. Piper would travel with this same delegation to Nkamba in Congo and minister to the Kimbaquist nation. This period of African missionary work was on the heels of a life transition and birthed the Grandma Leola & Lyrics series dedicated to the lives, journeys, trials and triumphs of women of all ages. Piper is a graduate of U C Berkeley where she studied Psychology, Biology, and Theater. She studied for her MA in Drama Therapy at NYU. An established and recognized author, Piper has published children's stories with Viking Press/Penguin Group USA, edited by Jill Davis in New York City. Her latest books are MOMMY and ME and the Things that are Free, The Road to Nkamba, The Lyric of Life, The Lyric of Love, and The Lyric of Lamentations. Her story, SIMUNYE, can be read in, "Open Your Eyes: Extraordinary Experiences in Faraway Places." The story was adapted into a Disney film entitled, "The Color of Friendship." Piper is also an awarded producer, writer, narrator and director- with such award winning documentaries as RED ROAD, RENT PARTY: PAYING IT FORWARD IN RHYTHM & HUES, THE LIGHTHOUSE: A SONATA IN C, TO NOT STAND IDLY BY, and DANDELIONS. Piper is the mother to two daughters, Sydney and Dylan. She resides in Southern Californiashow more