Black People : River Receives Standing Ovation

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  1. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    Busboys and poets Restaurant is the center of Artsville, the arts district of Hyattsville, Maryland. Every Thursday they have open mic night, so while I was on the east coast I popped by with my cousin Mel as my business manager for the night. I read 2 poems from my book, Speaking for the Child: An Autobiography and a Challenge, and the crowd responded with a standing ovation. I also sold two books that night.

    My aunt told me that one guy asked her if that was my first time there. When she told him yes, he said, "Give it up, Rhonda. She has lost her virginity tonight." Well, I don't know about all that. I have stage presence from being the daughter of a professional singer

    I made a video from the pictures we took that night.

    http://visionswithvoices.com
     
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    Love it! Good job River! I'm so happy that you are getting this opportunity to share your book with others. Your pictures looked like a good time!

    Here's another standing ovation :great:
     
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    Wow that is great. Congratulations.
     
  4. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    Thanks! Yes, we had a ball.
     
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    Wish i could have seen you in action! Congratulations Sister!

    :heart:
     
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    All I got is the box with the red x







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    Congrats!
     
  8. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    Hey Purplemoons! How's it going?
     
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    Thanks for the tip. For some reason the player shows up in Firefox but when I looked at it in Explorer I get the same box with the red x. I will tinker around with the code (after oldsoul.'s class, of course) and try to get it to work in both browsers.
     
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    Congrat..and all the best for the future:hearts1:
     
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