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About Blackbutterfly ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I am a free-spirited woman; Born again and free!  My journey has been from a small town to a large city, and I have found a very interesting place to live, to be creative and express my love for life.  Now that I have arrived, this is the time and place to share my 'Blackbutterfly Words' with you.   I'm so excited about doing this, because it is so refreshing and good for the soul!

I hope you will enjoy your visit to the Blackbutterfly Poetry & Art website.  It is such a pleasure for me to share poetry... of love, free-spirit and inspiration... to just be free and let the love and light shine on through words.  I appreciate your time, your being here...right here and now.   I welcome you forever to come; discover the beauty, peacefree-spirit and everlasting love...through words. 

Thank you for your interest and love for the wonderful art of poetry. I am so very grateful to all whom I may share. 

Thank you,

~Blackbutterfly Poetry & Art~


In my high school days I discovered my love for literature and the arts, music and nature.  My mother was a school teacher and I was blessed to realize my creative potentials through her sound wisdom and spiritual beliefs.  She wanted me to become a teacher as well, as I considered back then.  My major was in English Literature and my minor was Business Admin./Journalism.  Therefore, I would find myself working as a secretary in a large city.  After a few years, I’ve travelled the "ups and downs" of the corporate ladder.  Currently, I'm utilizing my business skills as an Executive Assistant for a large corporation.  Overall, I know I'm in the right place for business, and I am very appreciative to be where I am in the working world.  However, "on the other hand", my unwavering love for literature has always inspired my artistic nature... so I've continued to write, "free-lance" and poetry.  Endowed by the Holy Spirit in December 1983, I wrote my first published poem, 'Born Again and Free', one of a collection I would write over the years…and eventually it was published in the National Library of Poetry Anthology, 1996 'Fields of Gold'.  That was a very inspirational time for me, keeping me with my desires to share more of my writings with the world.  I've always believed that there is  "a time and season" for all things.  So, I'm coming into another one of my seasons.  Yes, there will be more seasons to come, because like the butterfly I will go through a wonderful experience, with a variety of newly colored dreams, dazzled by the imagination, which illustrates my grander visions, to be displayed in those amazing and meaningful revelationswe all call....wordsI love to revel in this all... as being poetry. 

Author of the book; 'On Splendid Wings_Love and Free Spirit' and 'On Splendid Wings_Poetic Serenade'

Author/Creater (Owner) and Publisher of Blackbutterfly Poetry & Art, Blackbutterfly Expressions, Blackbutterfly Greeting Cards and Lyrics; Blackbutterfly Designs and Blackbutterfly Creations - Registered Original Copyrights ©2007-All Rights Reserved.

Blackbutterfly says; "Music is a Paradise in Jazz"

A few of my favorite singers: Mahalia Jackson, Shirley Ceasar, Dottie Peoples, Vannessa Bell Armstrong, Yolanda Adams, The Clark Sisters, The Winans, "BeBe & CeCe", Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin, Fred Hammond, (so many more Gospel Stars, to mention); Old school Jazz ~ Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Dinah Washington, ~ Dinah Shore, Nina Simone, Rachelle Ferrell, Peabo Bryson (others) ~ James Brown, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Maze, The O'Jays, Heatwave, Earth, Wind and Fire, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Stephanie Mills, Tina Marie, Marvin Gaye, Barry White, Freddie Jackson, Luther Vandross, John Legend, Brian McKnight,, Kem, Terry Prince, Michael Jackson, ~ Johnny Taylor, Bobby "Blue Bland", Harold Melvin, Teddy Pendegrass, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross ~ Jennifer Holiday, Deniece Williams, *Vesta, Pattie LaBelle, Anita Baker, Sade, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Queen Latifah, Celine Dion, Cristina Aguilera,...others, I have not enough room to mention. ~~ What a world of talented singers! ~~