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Darkness Revisited

In this post I am considering darkness, and the profound experiences I have had relating to murder and the death of neighbours and loved ones. Quite a few of these have occurred in my lifetime, these are the low-lights: An aunt murdered in Jamaica, I heard that the criminals cut off her finger to steal […]

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An Evening of Poetry

It’s been great to see businesses like Nationwide mainstream contemporary poets in advertising and marketing campaigns regularly shown on TV screens, a really welcome feature. But there are other opportunities for poets to share their work with lovers of poetry and literature, and to share a high profile platform with other poets, bards, spoken word […]

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The Darkness Anthology

Artist, poet, believer in social justice, her visual and literary work reflects upon life, the human condition, and triumph over adversity from a black woman’s perspective. Born, bred, and based in Brixton south London, a lover of the arts with a lifelong interest in creative expression, self-published my first book ‘EVOLUTION – a collection of […]

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Creative Works and Community Engagement

Using a pen and a paintbrush to cut a path through historic angst and create future solutions. My recipe for creative works and community engagement, an approach to enlightenment, a form of nirvana – perhaps. Welcome to my inaugural blog post, a feature of my website: http://cynthia-roomes.com where you can discover more about my first […]

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