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REFLECTIONS OF A LOVE AFFAIR

Posted by E. Joyce on Sunday, June 20, 2010,
The reflection is a truth
undeniably clear
His eyes light up
when you walk into the room.
There is a sleepy smile for you
when she wakes to another day.
She can't wait to tell you what her opinions are
He looks forward to telling you what his day turned out to be.
Snuggling with you on the couch is an option oft used.
And she feels safe telling you everything
trusting that you have her heart/even when you don't agree.
He knows that he can risk failure while trying new things
because you hav...
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Black Men and Adoption

Posted by E. Joyce on Sunday, November 22, 2009,

Have you ever thought about the impact of fatherhood on a child?  Have you ever fantasized about the kind of father you would like to be?  We see a lot of hype in the media that stereotypes the African American male as irresponsible and uncommitted to the growth and development of the children they have birthed.  While there may be an element of truth to this notion, there are also many men who understand that being a Father, a Daddy, has nothing to do with the successful delivery of sperm.  ...
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E. Joyce Moore Author, writer, producer, poet

Writer, Author, Producer, Arts Advocate and Activist


E. Joyce Moore E. Joyce Moore, writer, poet, author of Gettin' to the Good Wood, Ramblings Through the Attic of Thought, I Like Brown, Princess Jahzzara, and is currently penning two other books: 'SHIPS (non-fiction) and Pretty (fiction). Joyce has contributed to numerous books and writing projects, including MoAD Stories Project, MoAD Stories Project: I've Known Rivers, What is the Purpose of a Banana? by Dr. Carlton Green, Chicken Soup for The African American Soul, Gumbo for the Soul, and more. Joyce is a member of the Chicago Film Producers Alliance, the founder of Alliance of African American Artists, and is an active fine arts advocate, curator and activist. Her book, Ramblings Through the Attic of Thought, was named 2009 Poetry Book of the Year and she was named Poet of the Year by S(RMAG an online magazine.
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