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COFFEE WINE & WORDS Poetry

COFFEE WINE & WORDS Poetry

By Hosted by Chanel Hardy

Featuring reads from amazing poets, and the staff of CWW. To submit your poetry, email us at cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com
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The Waves of Emotion by Birdman 313
The Waves of Emotion by Birdman 313
Check out this video from Birdman 313, reciting his poem 'The Waves of Emotion.' If you'd like to submit a video or audio reading, email us at cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com or visit www.coffeewinewordsmag.com 
01:44
November 12, 2022
Black Girl Anxiety by Angela Nichole
Black Girl Anxiety by Angela Nichole
A poem about coping with your anxieties. I'm sure you can relate, we all can.  If you'd like to submit an audio or video reading, email us at cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com or visit www.coffeewinewordsmag.com 
04:16
November 11, 2022
Event Horizon by Chanel Hardy
Event Horizon by Chanel Hardy
 Visit www.coffeewinewordsmag.com or email cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com to submit!
01:37
November 05, 2022
A Grocery List of Obscure Needs and Questions by Maggie Bowyer
A Grocery List of Obscure Needs and Questions by Maggie Bowyer
Today's episode is a double feature! Poet Maggie Bowyer reading two of their poems, "A Grocery List of Obscure Needs" and "Questions." 
03:58
July 27, 2022
An Epidemic by MARTIAN
An Epidemic by MARTIAN
Today we have MARTIAN performing his poem 'An Epidemic' enjoy. If you'd like to read for us, email us a cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com or visit our website www.coffeewinewordsmag.com
02:19
June 22, 2022
Respect & I Love You by Jacqueline Zanders
Respect & I Love You by Jacqueline Zanders
Today we have a double feature! Two poems by New York native Jacqueline Zanders "Respect" and "I Love You."
05:34
June 11, 2022
Dark Flame by Butterfly Thomas
Dark Flame by Butterfly Thomas
Today's poem is "Dark Flame" by Butterfly Thomas. A poet from Virginia who loves chocolate and Jeopardy! 
02:50
June 06, 2022
Jump Up In The Air And Stay There by Lady E.
Jump Up In The Air And Stay There by Lady E.
Today's read is Jump Up In The Air And Stay There by Lady E., a spoken word artist from Dallas Texas. Enjoy! 
02:43
June 02, 2022
Crimes Against Peace by R. Shawntwez Jackson
Crimes Against Peace by R. Shawntwez Jackson
Today's poem is from R. Shawntez Jackson, an award-winning poet and a native of the Eastbay. Enjoy! If you'd like to submit, email us at cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com 
07:03
May 31, 2022
Watching Jennifer's Body and the Blood Still Won't Come Off by Chanel Hardy
Watching Jennifer's Body and the Blood Still Won't Come Off by Chanel Hardy
I'm sure you've seen the cult classic horror frotm 2009. While the story may be fictional, the murders of teenage girls, unfortunately, aren't.  If you'd love to read for us, visit our website www.coffeewinewordsmag.com or shoot us an email cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com 
02:01
May 20, 2022
An Ode to Panhandlers by Meaghan Curley
An Ode to Panhandlers by Meaghan Curley
Today our guest is Meaghan Curley, reading her poem "An Ode to Panhandlers." Follow her on twitter at @unclemeag and if you'd like to be featured on our podcast, visit our website www.coffeewinewordsmag.com or email us at cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com 
02:30
April 26, 2022
Sisyphus Was A Black Woman by JB Harris
Sisyphus Was A Black Woman by JB Harris
Today's guest is none other than Jennifer Harris! Some of you know her as a fellow editor at Coffee Wine & Words Magazine! This is her poem, 'Sisyphus Was A Black Woman.' Visit our website to submit if you'd like to be a guest! www.coffeewinewordsmag.com/contact
04:42
April 09, 2022
Woven Wanderings by Ivory Bennett
Woven Wanderings by Ivory Bennett
Todays' guest is Ivory Bennett reading her poem, Woven Wanderings. Also, check her out in our upcoming Black Girl Poetry Scrapbook anthology. For more information on being a guest and everything else, visit our website www.coffeewinewordsmag.com
03:27
April 05, 2022
A Thousand Miles From Nowhere by Birdman 313
A Thousand Miles From Nowhere by Birdman 313
Today's guest is Birdman 313, reciting his poem 'A Thousand Miles From Nowhere.' You can follow him on IG: @author_poet_birdman31355
03:18
April 03, 2022
Cultural Schizophrenia by C. Imani Williams
Cultural Schizophrenia by C. Imani Williams
Today's poem is 'Cultural Schizophrenia' read by C. Imani Williams. If you'd like to share your poems with us, email us at cwwmagazinestaff@gmail.com or visit www.coffeewinewordsmag.com for instructions on submitting! Follow us on Instagram: @coffeewinewordsmag 
03:51
April 02, 2022
Dear Little Black Girl With The Big Name
Dear Little Black Girl With The Big Name
My first year in Vegas, I had a call center job for a short time. On my first day they made me pick a nickname, 'Tammy' instead of using my full name, so I would sound more appealing to the people I called. Needless to say that job was crappy anyway, and I didn't last longer than a month. This poem is for all the Black and brown girls who have gone through life in America with unconventional, not-so-normal, or hard to pronounce cultural names. Let them choke on it, but you correct them every single time. 
01:35
August 09, 2021
What If Black Movies?
What If Black Movies?
This poem is featured in The Black Girl Poetry Scrapbook, available on chardypublications.com!
02:18
July 27, 2021
The Blues
The Blues
This is a poem about Billie Holiday. More of an ode to her career and legacy. If you're familiar with her music, then you might notice that I blended some of her song titles into the verses. I hope you enjoy it!
03:10
May 20, 2021
The Painter
The Painter
Maybe if more people listened to artists, the world would be a better place. 
01:34
May 06, 2021
The First Mother
The First Mother
This is a poem about mother nature. Cherish the one who gives us life.
01:31
May 05, 2021
Loose Woman
Loose Woman
This is a poem written by Mantra Lotus and read by Chanel. It's from her book Brownslip: A loose woman's memoir. Also, check out her podcast 'Hello Goddesses' available on Spotify!
02:22
May 01, 2021
Blue Eyes
Blue Eyes
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. A poem about assimilating to white beauty standards and how those standards shape our entire existence. 
01:47
April 17, 2021
Stranded
Stranded
As 2020 comes to a close and we welcome in the new year, here is a reminder that when it comes to our art, nothing is more important than being heard.  Check out this poem and others from my poetry collection, 'I Had a Dream About You' available on Amazon.
01:55
December 20, 2020
All Those Women Back Then
All Those Women Back Then
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. A poem about women lost dreams and expectations. 
01:59
October 11, 2020
This Poem is Longer Than Brock Turner's Prison Sentence
This Poem is Longer Than Brock Turner's Prison Sentence
Written by Meaghan Curley, Read by Chanel Hardy. Featured in 'Vulgar Wisdoms'.
02:20
September 28, 2020
Sometimes I Look at The Sun
Sometimes I Look at The Sun
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. Sometimes I look at the sun and realize, that the grass isn't always greener on the other side. Be thankful. And take care of yourself and your loved ones. 
01:41
September 05, 2020
Magnolia
Magnolia
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. In my upcoming novel, 'By The Dawn's Early Light' one of my characters is a poet. I wrote this poem for him. Well, he wrote this poem, for Magnolia. 
02:22
August 30, 2020
We Are Earth
We Are Earth
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. I believe that God is a woman, and that woman is us. This is a poem for us. The Black woman.  
01:49
August 26, 2020
Honey
Honey
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. Featured in my book of poems 'Sweet Oleander', a poem about what happens when the quality of personal relationships goes past its expiration date.
01:42
August 24, 2020
U Matter
U Matter
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. This piece is dedicated all the painters, singers and poem slingers that ever felt like giving up. I know being an artist can be mentally and emotionally draining more times than enough, but keep going. There is always someone watching and waiting for your next masterpiece. 
01:45
August 24, 2020
Making Love in Hardcovers
Making Love in Hardcovers
The title is self-explanatory.  *Kisses*
01:43
August 23, 2020
Ain't No Cliffhanger For This Ending
Ain't No Cliffhanger For This Ending
As we all go through this pandemic it seems like the end of days. I know at times I've struggled to focus on my writing. I even ask myself what's the point sometimes? But a creator must create. So I keep pushing on. And I hope you do too. 
01:47
August 22, 2020
Room For A Sinner
Room For A Sinner
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. Featured in 'Sweet Oleander: A Collection of Poetry'. We aren't perfect but we are all God's children. In life and in death, you are loved. 
01:49
August 22, 2020
Spring 2010
Spring 2010
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. Featured in 'I Had a Dream About you: A Collection of Poems'. This poem is dedicated to my loving husband Matthew, and to all the memories we share. 
02:04
August 22, 2020
Rolling Blackout
Rolling Blackout
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. Have you ever experienced a rolling blackout? It ain't fun. Especially if you're Black. A poem about being powerless, hopeless, and afraid. 
01:32
August 22, 2020
Women/Bitch; (noun)
Women/Bitch; (noun)
Written and read by Chanel Hardy. A poem dedicated to what everything that is 'woman.'
01:46
August 22, 2020