Janessa McKell

For fans of:Poetry, Maya Angelou, Jill Scott, Tupac Shakur

Writing since the age of thirteen, I can distinctly remember the Christmas I received the book, "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings". Falling in love with the very alive words of Maya Angelou's poem, "Phenomenal Woman", I challenged myself to mould words the way Maya did. It became a passion for word...then spoken word'..and eventually 'word' over music. From 2004 - 2005, I performed with Ten Sisters (Trinidad and Tobago). I've sown wild word seeds in open mic events such as Moonlight Gathering, Songshine, U.We. Speak and countless other candle-lit sessions...The story continues at https://janberryblog.wordpress.com/

- Janessa 'Janberry' Mc Kell