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#NEWWORK – #WRITING – I AM THE ONE

I write poems, lyrics and songs. In poems my preferred format is haiku (yeah yeah short, yeah yeah lazy whatever) but I was moved to write a longer piece for a spoken word performance in a large group when I had a presentation for a job (which I eventually never used but I got the job and I will tell…
realpaulette
April 13, 2018
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HOW TO KILL A DJ – CHAPTER 5

Friday October 9th WAKE UP All you fear is fear itself, Check out your own backyard before you check out someone else. https://youtu.be/NGGRi2CEFu8 Janet Damita Jo Jackson’s ‘Unbreakable’ has been soundtracking my days recently. I love everything about it – from design and styling to the lyrics and feel that we are practically twins under the skin, being fierce black…
Paulette
August 19, 2016
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HOW TO KILL A DJ – CHAPTER 4 PT. 2

Saturday October 3rd TO EXCEL, NOT COMPETE   WORD OF THE DAY (Collins 2008) PASADO ADJECTIVE Past, Bad, Overdone, Out of date NOUN MASCULINE Past, Atelier Noun A Workshop or studio, especially of an artist, artisan or designer https://youtu.be/yyhL0ioST_U   The opening notes of Otis Redding’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’ are playing in my head. Since I was small…
Paulette
August 19, 2016
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HOW TO KILL A DJ – PART 3

TO BE USEFUL NOT USED SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 26TH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM Shake it off yeah, just like Taylor Swift. So shower. Then join me on Saturday evening in the Treehouse at the Zoo Project at Gala Night, Benimussa. From the decor to costumes to the dancers to the artisans, the healers and the djs, this is one of my favourite outdoor party…
Paulette
April 16, 2016
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HOW TO KILL A DJ – Day 2

TO MAKE CHANGES NOT EXCUSES I have lived and breathed music since before I was born. My musical heritage started with my mum, Blanche, who was a jazz and cabaret singer. In the 60s she co-owned ‘The Ebony Club’, the first integrated dance club in Manchester. Legend has it that, when she was pregnant with me and my twin, her…
Paulette
March 24, 2016
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ABOUT POETRY: the joy of haikus

I have always had a deep love and respect for poetry: TS Eliot's 'Macavity - The Mystery Cat' http://tiny.cc/9it0ex thrilled me as a child and later Shakespeare's sonnets http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/17.html and plays 'Othello', 'Hamlet', 'Macbeth', 'The Tempest', 'Richard III', 'A Midsummer Nights Dream', 'The Merchant of Venice', 'The Taming of The Shrew' and 'The Twelfth Night' introduced me to history, fantasy,…
Paulette
April 28, 2014
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ROOTS

Grounding or zero? Around this time last year I had three gardening face - offs 1) Jimson Weed 2) the wall climbing ivy 2) a giant vibrant violet thistle: all glorious weeds in real life that were each taking over a different aspect of the garden and morphing from beautiful, unusual delights into virulent, rampant and destructive blights. What had…
Paulette
February 28, 2014
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THANK YOU …

Why don't people say 'thank you' as much as they say 'sorry'? Is it because they feel more comfortable making excuses or apologising for something rather than being grateful and / or expressing gratitude? We say 'sorry' when we make simple mistakes, or step through a door at the same time as someone else, or if we talk over friends…
realpaulette
February 9, 2014
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About learning, memories and writing.

a typographocal image that says a lot about me I have always loved words and the look of them on the page. I learned to speak, read and write very early on in life.My earliest memories involve singing, dancing, doing shows for my family and holding court whilst standing on a snooker table but the day I learned to join…
realpaulette
February 6, 2014