Holy Ghost | Tureeda Mikell
Holy ghost Where heavens bank On earth shorelines mothers Where tides rise and break By sun moon and stars and Children come forth As birthed ships Profits of immortalities I said children come forth As birthed ships Profits of immortalities Cells trillions Singing throughout millenniums Holding tones laws genes beams Waiting to astro-blast into Star life star like generations Generations germinating Genii and genies of Life light blood Living waters Captured and held By wells of human cells And held prisoner Of infinite talents Faiths wisdoms and prophets Oooh holy ghost mystery Spooks like a ghost! Yet organs cling to origin Play keys Fulfill wishes Breathed on banks And profits the prophet Of the holy ghost And profits the prophet Of the holy ghost And profits the prophet Of the holy ghost
Tureeda ‘Ture Ade’ Mikell, Story Medicine Woman, award winning poet published nationally and internationally, Qigong healer, workshop leader, storyteller, lyricist, performance artist, astrologer, and Bay Area Writing Project Teacher Consultant Fellow, ’96; is an activist for holism. She has published over 70, CA Poets in the Schools student anthologies since 1989 throughout 5 Bay Area school districts, and perform storytelling in schools, libraries, and universities, public and private events including the National Association of Black Storytellers, Lawrence Hall and Golden Gate Academy of Sciences, MoAD, Museum of the African Diaspora, Randall and Oakland Museums, and was featured poet/storyteller for The Black Panther’s 50th Anniversary, Octavia Butler’s 70th Birthday, and an Eth-Noh-Tec Nu Wa delegate as poet/storyteller in Beijing, China in collaboration with the University of Beijing in 2018. And most recent performance was for the deYoung Museum’s Soul of a Nation, February 2020.
Her book, ‘Synchronicity: The Oracle of Sun Medicine’, was published by Nomadic Press in February 2020.
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