Pen Master by Jody Austin


Minds unite one pen

Birth the supernatural

Graphic words of art



Writing soliloquies

Proficient and skilled


Building imagery

Emotions embody our prose

Bringing words to life


Forces that link us

Shadowed imaginations

Comforted by verse


Purged cries in each line

Stripped down to the raw essence

The unborn scribe shall emerge


The Queens shall rise like Phoenix and Speak…


(Linked Verse Haikus)


© Jody Austin


Excerpt from the book This Is My Pen – Volume 1

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Jody About the Author

Jody’s mother was and is still a poet and artist who introduced her to poetry and expressive writing as a child in elementary school. Her bed time stories were of Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Marcus Garvey, Phylis Wheatley, Langston Hughes, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Chavez, Gil Scott Heron, Khalil Gibran, The Last Poets, and many others. She  was a classically trained musician in the earlier part of her life, and performed with different bands and ensembles. Coming from a family background of music it was in her blood.  Her aunt was a jazz singer who performed with many of the greats that include Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie ‘Yard Bird’ Parker. There was always a jam session going on. All of these influences started Jody’s creative writing experiences as a child and throughout her adulthood.

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