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LIVING WITH MY NAME - VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER's Blog

About VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
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My Biography is Coming Soon...I don't know  what to write in my biography.  6 years old.  Walking in the drizzling  rain.  Jumping from puddle to juicy  puddle. Finally, the CANDY STORE.  LEMME  GET some of  deezee  after I finished with my choices I gave Poncho 2 dollars.  Ok it was  1 dollar and plenty of coins.  Now I figured I had to put some candy to the side for my self.   I took four  Maryjanes  and stuffed  them deep into my pocket.  Then my pumpkin seeds went into my jacket pocket.  Running  back home. I hit every puddle I could hit.  We lived on the 4th floor. I had  3 siblings. I pressed the bell as though I was being chased.  Before I entered the  apartment I was  ambushed.  GIMME, GIMME VAL.,  HEGGIES DOWN  I said.   It means  don't  beg.   Oh,  Val  your  so  stingy.   I turned around , ok , you can have some footsie rolls.  I gave WANDA some footsie rolls.  Well.... After waking up out of the nightmare.  I became a 13 year old poet.  I wrote lyrics to songs.  Wasn't any good. Finally at  22 I wrote one poem that was satisfactory.  It was part of my manuscript.  I mailed a copy to a publishing company.  I'm sure they did not approve of it. They mailed me a , WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU LETTER.   This one poem I remembered :    A dimpled splash of gray on a fridges November MORNING.   I can't  recall the whole poem . That my story  as I grew up, I appreciated nature and words reading and writing  alot more.


LIVING WITH MY NAME


Blog Posted:4/17/2017 5:56:00 PM

Living with my name insistently and with grievous potency I aspire just a TICKLE bit.  A tinge.  How would,  how could FAME find me.   I wanted  fame to ask for my autograph.

It shouldn't be to much longer before crowds of  PHOTOGRAPHERS with exploding cameras and  star seekers bombarded my door.  Well  here's the  gist of it.  I've been waiting for fame for years  now.  I  thought I could  Persue acting.   Yes,  I'd be an actor instead of  actress.  There aren't  any doctresses  living today,  Are there?

I chose not to chase that dream.  I knew I would be painted as just another up and coming.  Besides I didn't want to find my lips planted on any old John Doe.Or maybe.... Jane Doe  in an awkard  scene  with a script  I fail to remember even after 20 trial. Hmm.  Naah!!

At one time for a spot of a second ....Ooh, wait... you're thinking I'm much to SHALLOW.  Ridiculousness,  I'm more than shallow!  Living with my name?  I'm  down right exceedingly  conceited.  I thought  at first it was unbearable living with my name, until I uncovered thousands of people with the same name.

I recalled twisting my mind around the unmentionable concept.  Why not start a club with my name sake.  A club of  Valeries'.  Is that more shallow than anything else.  I'm only striving  to be me. You can quote me.  I'm telling you I've tried avoiding it but what's the use?   I'M GOING FOR THE  GENNIUSSE BOOK of the most deeply  shallowest  person of all.

Might I just be named the most conceited? Well, cheers to all of my fans, who cherish my success.

Now, I make only one request, please find every word of this is only in jest.

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Date: 4/20/2017 8:10:00 AM
Yes Val...one can look around and easily see...pursuit only, of ones selfish interest divides our connection with others...creating an environment where abuse of community is obtainable (air/water quality/education/health and human services...etc) making it far more difficult to prevent and oppose when people are not united!
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My Past Blog Posts

 
LIVING WITH MY NAME
Date Posted: 4/17/2017 5:56:00 PM
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Date Posted: 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM
FOX STREET WAS SWEET
Date Posted: 3/18/2015 12:04:00 AM
MY BABIES, MY BAD AND MY UGLY
Date Posted: 2/16/2015 5:37:00 PM
MY OWN POEMS NOT MY FAVORITE
Date Posted: 2/3/2015 6:49:00 PM
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Date Posted: 1/25/2015 1:13:00 PM
MY ALLITERATION POEMS WITH OUT MY NAME
Date Posted: 1/23/2015 11:08:00 PM
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Date Posted: 1/16/2015 6:58:00 AM
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Date Posted: 1/1/2015 6:32:00 PM

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