Yecheilyah’s 1st Annual Poetry Contest Winners


#1 for “Zora Neale hurston”

Copyright©2017. Merril D. Smith

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Twitter: @merril_mds

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JauNelle hugee for “My Brooklyn Song” (Where I Left My Heart)

Copyright©2017. Jau’Nelle Hugee

My name is Jau’Nelle from DC. I have just gotten back into embracing my love and a sense of purpose with writing, but up until now, I’ve been elaborating other creative mediums. I am a highly sought after innovative and creative speaker for teens in the D.C. area. I am also a reading tutor and enrichment teacher focusing on ceramics, glass fusion and also handmade all natural body butters!

If you would like to reach out to JauNell or see more of her writing, you can reach her at her email:jhugee8@gmail.comor by her Facebook handle

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