Ready, Set…Advocate!

March 29, 2014
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It’s about power of persuasion, being an inspiration, being that spark that ignites a change in formation A thought leader, a leader by example, a story worth telling, wrapped in a tragic hero’s preamble An archer of ideas, born from adversity’s high gears, a sufferer’s yield rich in insights and lessons real It’s about striking […]

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Clinging to a literary canvas

March 8, 2014
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It’s like either I strike a chord right out of the gate Causing paper cuts to supplant off of the page Or get lost in clichés overplayed and constructs lame How do I convince you that these words aren’t cheap? The literary version of street cred, by painting a picture raw and deep Must I […]

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Purpose behind the Academic Mountains we’ve chosen to climb

March 3, 2014
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Reflecting on the midway point of the inaugural Mobile and Social Media Management Program Midway through another semester And the puzzle pieces are coming together more and more Strategic focus, tools, implementation, and end users in mind, Are some of the opportunities and challenges we’re finding The purpose behind the mountains we’ve chosen to climb, […]

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The One worthy of all Praise

March 1, 2014
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Inspired by the Seminar: Fiqh of Dua and Dhikr Who is it I seek to address? And what is it I wish to express? Who am I trying to impress? And by sharing with others does it lessen the weight of what I profess? Or could it be a means of encouragement for others and […]

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Our day is coming

February 25, 2014
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            How do I inspire, ignite, and resuscitate a will to proceed? Motivation seems to ebb and flow with typical bipolar force One day it’s like I’m raring to go… Pumped to transform the world as if it’s ripe for the taking The next it’s like what was I thinking? […]

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An Advocate’s rhymes

February 10, 2014
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          Words are the building blocks I choose to employ At this time, and place, in order to destroy… The stigmatic, erratic, nonsensical preconceptions that are often buoyed By those with vested interests to keep ‘different’ ways of thinking at bay And I do not choose to ‘be’ how I am, […]

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Mandela’s Legacy

December 6, 2013
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Inspiration personified Patience proven, perseverance tested, and adversity thrived through Standing for the plight of the oppressed, at home, and for all peoples a consistent address He was once labelled a terrorist, when a freedom fighter is what ‘they’ ultimately were brought to attest A unifier in a world of diversity and differences, and what […]

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