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Donovan Lord

I am so proud of having completed my book Heartaches and having had it published this year. It was a deeply personal project and now I’m moving on to my next book, my actual full length memoir about the first 25 years of my life – I’ll have to write a second one about the […]

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God Control

Madonna’s new video for God Control, from her new Number 1 Billboard 200 album Madame X, was released today. It’s a great example of Madonna’s ability to address important social issues head on, without fear and with great pathos. God Control is about gun control and the epidemic of 150,000 gun deaths a year in […]

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Happy Mother’s Day to my Mom ūüôā I wrote this poem for her (it appears in my book Heartaches as well). I love her very much. mama stepping to the edgei lose my footingtumbling to my deathflashed through your mind you threw yourself downthe flight of wet metal stairsand were my soft place to landdespite […]

I Rise

Anyone that knows me knows that I am a huge Madonna fan and have been since my teens. Her new album, Madame X is being released on June 14th this year and she’s already released 2 singles from it. One of the singles is Medellin which I really like and she performed it last night […]

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My Book Is Published!

My poetry and art book Heartaches has been published! Coming soon for pre-order at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, iBooks, and local booksellers. Check out the book trailer! You can preorder the hardback or ebook here on my site or the publisher site! It will be available to pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iBooks […]

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My book heartaches will be released in August this year! I’m excited to share this book with you. I wrote this not to be a best seller (since I’m not famous or a noted poet that would never happen), I wrote it to compile 25 years of poetry I have written that represents the various […]

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This Year So Far

The energy of my own life started to shift towards the end of last year but was somewhat there the entire year as well. I felt that I had this need to express myself that was being stifled but I realized that the one stifling it all of these years has been myself.

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Epilogue

I wrote this during a very depressed period of my life.   It is one of the many poems in my upcoming collection of my poetry, photography and sketches, heartaches.Thought I would share it.  Epilogue by Donovan Lord If I go would I say goodbye?If I go would you even cry?Lie down todaySleep awayDeath knell rings [...]
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Mid-Term Reckoning

MID-TERM RECKONING I, Donovan Lord, always vote.  It doesn't matter what the purpose of the election is, if I'm eligible to vote, I will. I vote in my local and municipal elections, statewide elections, and national elections.  I do this because first of all, it's a right so many have fought for throughout American history, [...]
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BOHO MARKET

Join me as my candle line,  LIT Candle will be at The BOHO Market on September 15th from 10 AM - 5 PM at the Dallas Farmers Market!  Experience our candles in person to understand why they are the best candles around!  Also, unlike online, you can experience the scents rather than merely descriptions! Get [...]
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