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#WhyIWrite: Book 6 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

I watched a video by renowned author J.K. Rowling, and I believe that she gets what many authors like myself are going through. Her Harvard Commencement speech was about 'The Benefits of Failure' and I could tell that she lived exactly what I am now going through. To have that  similarity is a great motivator. As… Continue reading #WhyIWrite: Book 6 by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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Book Reviews and Features, Books by Denise Fyffe

Why I Write by Author Denise N. Fyffe

I just watched a video by famously renowned author JK Rowling, and I believe that she gets what many authors like myself are going through. Her speech was about failure and I could tell that she lived exactly what I am now going through. To have that similarity is a great motivator. As such, it… Continue reading Why I Write by Author Denise N. Fyffe

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Jamaican Poetry: The Wretched of the Earth by Denise N. Fyffe

  By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2017, Denise N. Fyffe We are the wretched of the earth, The scourge of Babylon, The lepers of Israel, The untouchables of India; We are the despised and our Brothers and sisters have been fed lies. We are the bile of the universe, The perpetually handicapped; Teased, molested,… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: The Wretched of the Earth by Denise N. Fyffe

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Jamaican Poetry: Hibiscus Memory by Denise N. Fyffe

Hibiscus Memory I see the sun Glowing brighter than a 50 watt bulb And I am tempted outside; I step on the grass carpet And it feels like heaven under my toes; My limbs flex My arms stretch My eyes turn to heaven And I bid the Father hi; In two steps I bend at… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: Hibiscus Memory by Denise N. Fyffe

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Poetry Books by Denise N. Fyffe

Poetess Denise N. Fyffe As a child, I had a creative outlet through drama, skits, singing in the school choir, making and painting little flowers and designing cards for my friends and family. It seems unreal to me. I vaguely remember writing novellas in exercise books, as well. I do like to sing, but I didn’t stop… Continue reading Poetry Books by Denise N. Fyffe

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Jamaican Poetry: My Jamaican Heritage by Denise N. Fyffe

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2017, Denise N. Fyffe My Jamaican heritage Is more than just where I was born It is more than the color of my skin It is more than the language I speak; My Jamaican heritage is the combination of everything; My Jamaican heritage is the struggles I face My… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry: My Jamaican Heritage by Denise N. Fyffe